Fish Industry and Business

This course will equip participants with skills in fish handling, value addition and processing.

 At the end of the course the participants should be able to:

1.    Handle, preserve, process, package and market fish and its products

2.    Demonstrate entrepreneurial skills in fish product processing


This module is a multi-disciplined learning solution that incorporates several principles of plant management and intensive fish management practices

At the end of the training, participants will be competent in: 

1.      Designing and operating an aquaponic system.

2.      Identifying the most appropriate plants and fish for the aquaponic system.

3.      Growing fish and plants in the system for the market.

Establishing a Cost Benefit Analysis of aquaponics systems

This course will deal with the fish nutritional requirements and how they can be met by the available resource in a cost effective manner,

By the end of the course, the students should:

1.    Demonstrate an upgraded understanding of the fish species nutritional requirements

2.    Be able to formulate and prepare different live and artificial fish feeds for the different fish species and size requirements

3.    Be in position to establish the nutritional composition of the available feed sources

4.    Be in position to evaluate the quality of fish feeds

5.    Know the storage requirements of the different fish feeds

Have insight into the entrepreneurial opportunities fish feed product