Hawassa, December 17, 2011 (Hawassa) - Construction of fish farms underway in Hawassa and Arbaminch towns of South Ethiopia Peoples State with an outlay of over 4.8 million Birr, the State's Agriculture Bureau said.
Bureau Communication Affairs Process Owner, Birhanu Tofu told ENA that both projects could produce over 700,000 young fish a year.
He said the construction of the Hawassa’s farm is expected to be completed in this Ethiopian budget year. Procurement is underway for the farm with 1.5 million Birr.
The farms would restore the depleted fish potentials of the areas.