The Central Region Branch of the Public Authority for Fish Wealth distributed the first batch of general carp fingerlings to 30 beneficiaries of farmers in the villages and towns of the Al-Ghab region.
Branch manager Eng. Ayman Saqr told SANA correspondent that fingerlings were distributed to the beneficiaries of the small family fish farms project in the villages and towns of Mardash, Al-Seir, Al-Haidariya, Shatha, Nubl Al-Khatib and Al-Fraika, indicating that the distribution of fingerlings aims to support and expand small family fish farms and improve the material income of the beneficiaries.
Saqr pointed out that the second batch will soon be distributed to the beneficiaries in new villages, noting that the small family fish farms are a water basin with an area ranging from 25 square meters to 250 square meters provided that it is fed by a permanent water source.
Saqr indicated that fingerling distribution operations are accompanied by a practical demonstration to farmers about how to grow fish with an explanation of the method of raising and feeding and technical measures indicating temperatures and oxygen.
It is noteworthy that the small family fish farms project aims in its first phase about 100 families in the Al-Ghab area.