She added that the business can be started anywhere there is a clean source of water, adding that it can be combined with irrigation farming.She said that water must be changed in the pond, once in a week, and grasses must be cleared in the ponds for the fish to do well.As for challenges, she mentioned high cost of renting ponds, feeds which kills juveniles. Another challenge is the high cost of machineries to produce the local feeds.Mrs. Sulaiman, who only engages people to work for her, advises more women to join the business, saying it is very lucrative.“Women are welcome to the business because the demand is large and we need more fish farmers,” she added.She advised women, however, to have the knowledge of the fishing business, adding: “It is a good idea to start small and gather experience as you progress and while you are growing you set up your goals, know exactly what you want to produce, the kinds of fish that is profitable, how much you can produce and supply, estimate the amount of profit you will be making, analyse the market you want to sell to, know your buyers and engage them, that will go a long way in making your business a success story.”
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