Dimapur, November 18: A three-day training/skill development programme was organized by Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources for fish farmers of Kohima District on the topic “Recent advances in aquaculture” under NFDB from November 13 to 15 at Government Fish Farm, Thizama.
During the training, the farmers were trained on ‘pre stocking management & post stocking management’ by Yitsemo Kikon, FD; ‘integrated fish farming, fish disease and composite fish farming’ by Wabang Longkumer, AFI; ‘fish processing’ by C. Dory Yanthan, DFO Kohima and ‘field demonstration on method of feed preparation, manuring, water parameters, plankton estimation’ by Impangtiba, farm manager.
On the last day, the valedictory programme was chaired by A. Meren Jamir, AFI while Vivolie invoked God’s blessings. C. Dory Yanthan, DFO encouraged the participants and stated that fish contributes immensely to human nutrition and profitable, and urged the participants to go for large scale fish farming and also encouraged the young people to join the industry because there is huge potential for income generation and domestic consumption.
Among the participants Vinyu Yiese, Kohima village shared his fish farming experience and urged his fellow participants to give their 100 percent effort in this venture for more income generation.
A total of 50 farmers actively attended the training.
(Page News Service)