‘Good aquaculture practices imperative for sound public health’ | 2018-07-19 | daily-sun.com

‘Good aquaculture practices imperative for sound public health’

    19 July, 2018 12:00 AM printer

RAJSHAHI: In addition to ensuring safe fish and its production, a good aquaculture practice is very vital for sound public health besides boosting country’s export list, reports BSS.

There should be adequate measures to bring all the fish growers, traders, feed manufactures, sellers and others concerned under necessary training to enhance their awareness in this filed. Role of media both print and electronics is important in this regard.

The observation came at a view-sharing meeting with journalists at conference hall of Deputy Commissioner here today. Department of Fisheries (DoF) and District Administration jointly organized the programme as part of the National Fisheries Week-2018 which was started today.

Chaired by Additional Deputy Commissioner Md Shalahuddin, the meeting was addressed, among others, by Divisional Deputy Director of DoF Rezaul Islam, Senior Assistant Director Jahangir Alam, District Fisheries Officer Shamsul Islam Shah, Farm Manager Abdul Khaleque, Assistant Director Shirin Shila and Senior Upazila Fisheries Officer Abul Kalam Azad.

The speakers said all quarters like fish farmers, hatchery owners, fish sellers, fish meal manufacturers and sellers and the field level fisheries officers and staff should work together to ensure good aquaculture practices.