The farm is engaged in farming of tilapia using artistically designed fish ponds that are surrounded by leisure gardens. The idea of artistically designed fish bonds was adopted in order to preserve the environment and also make fish farming appealing to most people. The artistically designed ponds are surrounded by beautiful leisure gardens.
The farm has faced many challenges in fish farming and the table below summarizes both the challenges and adopted mitigation strategies;
|1||Lack of expert advice in designing artistic fish ponds||Developed farm level capability relying on available information on the internet.|
|2||Supply of quality fish fingerlings||Linked with the tilapia fish expert to supply fingerlings|
|3||Lack of aquaculture extension support staff||Visited established fish farmers at Kajjansi on Entebbe Road and Jinja for advice in addition to linking with experts.|
|4||Supply of quality fish feed||Relied on Ugachick for supply of fish feed and also visited their demonstration project on Lake Victoria|
|5||Lack trained labour in fish farm management||Developed farm level capacity|
|6||Security of fish||Developed farm level capacity of improving security. The artistic ponds also became an advantage in keeping water ducks at bay.|
It is difficult to start fish farming as promoter has to have both the interest and determination to do it with little support from government. It is important to note the interest in fish farming will increase over time as you start seeing the results of your effort.