A non governmental organisation has trained 20 women Journalist on Fish Faming in Kaduna State.
The beneficiaries are Journalists from the Kaduna Correspondent Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists.
Assistant Director TEKU Intetnational and Agro alliance limited, Malam Musa Dauda said the reason for the training was to empower Women Journalists in order to have another source of income apart from their salaries.
Dauda said “if a woman is empowered you have empowered the entire society.
“We came up with this training in order to help women journalists to be self reliance so that they can equally employed and will reduced high level of unemployment among youth” he said.
According to him, fish rearing is a very good business which can be started with a little amount of money .
“You can start up the business with the sun of ten to twenty thousand naira and get more profit when you concentrate well by giving proper attention .
“It is very easy to do the business in an area with enough source of Clean water either from the well, stream, and boreholes because fishes can only survive in these water.
According to him, “you can also rear fish in bowls, bucket, tempo-line or even digging ground for them, the size of the ground should not be more than five feets long,” he said.
He added that the quality of water determine the quality of the fish growth.
He advised women to engaged themselves in the business which is not really time consuming and not capital Intensive.
While speaking on specific period of their feeding, he said you can feed the fish in an average of every five hours in-between, and it is three to four times a day.
In her remarks, the Chairman of the correspondence chapel Asmau Haliru thanked the NGO for giving the chapel priority and training women to gain another source of income.
She advised the participants to take the training serious and also extend it to the grassroots for more awareness.
Source: Voice of Nigeria