An Iraqi governorate achieving self-sufficiency in fish
08:36 - 14/12/2019
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The information / Baghdad ..
The Wasit Governorate Agriculture Directorate announced, on Saturday, the achievement of self-sufficiency in producing all kinds of fish and exporting the surplus to the governorates.
"The governorate managed to achieve self-sufficiency in producing all kinds of fish, which contributed to lower prices and made it accessible to all families, as well as selling surplus from them to other governorates that suffer from scarcity in Fish production. ”
Marioush explained, "The recovery of water areas and the increase in the numbers of floating and fixed fish ponds, as well as the facilities and loans granted to owners of the fields of culture were the main reason for the increase in fish production, which amounted to three thousand dinars per kilogram."
He pointed out that "the government has issued during the past years extensive loans to fish farmers in the province, which encouraged the opening of new ponds," noting that "the department registered 4 thousand licenses in breeding fish and exports the province in production." Ended / 25