Fish farming increases 12% in Punjab

The Fish Site
by The Fish Site
22 January 2007, at 12:00am

LAHORE - The annual growth rate of fish farming has increased to 12 percent in Punjab and more than 32,700 acres of land in the private sector has been brought under fish culture and this number is fast increasing, said the Director-General Fisheries Punjab, Dr Muhammad Ayub.

The effective management and incentives offered by the fisheries department Punjab and as a result of improved techniques and mass-media campaign, fish farming in the private sector has increased manifold, he added.

Source: Daily Times