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    With hydroelectricity finally reaching the Farm, we have an advantage of both hydro and solar energy. The ability to produce our basic necessities gives us sustainability as well as enables us to support our farmers from beginning to end in their local farms. We are working on 3 major projects for our 2020-21 year to achieve this end.

    1. Hatchery

    In the past 2 years since we started our fish farming, we have harvested catfish and tilapia. We have also learned how farmers can take advantage of this program being it small or large scale. From small tanks to large ponds, farmers can increase their yearly income and also use the excess water for their crops.

    During the two previous exercises, we purchased fingerlings which were very expensive. We are now started our own hatchery which is part of our Fishing Department. This department will allow us to increase the number of fish as well as the variety and save us money in the process. This will enable us to develop programs to help other farmers in the area who are interested in fish farming.

    The hatchery program is not limited to fingerlings, we are also purchasing incubators to hatch chickens and guinea fowls.

    1. Fish Feed

    Closely related to producing your own fingerlings as a fish farmer is the ability to manufacture fish feed. Producing feed also means you can control what goes into it. Most importantly, we are producing all the ingredients right here at the farm. This means our fish are going to consume purely organic feed, which makes it very good and healthy for you.

    1. Irrigation

    Our ability to successfully perform the 2 points above is due to the fact that we can afford to grow what we want and when we want to grow it. Today, we have an irrigation program that can reach every part of our farm with water from the Afram Lake. This puts us in a position to grow all our ingredients needed to organically make our fish feed as well as feed our livestock. We are currently growing corn, peanuts, soybean, cassava and lots of vegetables especially in the dry season.

    Thinking about the local farmer

    Everything we do at the farm has the interest of the local farmer in mind. As we implement various programs, we picture the rural farmer being able to take advantage to improve their lives and the lives of their families. We aspire to be a one-stop-shop for our farmers; a place where they can get consultation about our various activities including fish farming, get fingerlings and fish feed.