Walimi Fish Cooperative Society (WAFICOS)

Walimi Fish Cooperative Society (WAFICOS)
Tel: +256 (0)312 265 896 

Location: Buganda Road, Next to FAO offices,Wandegeya, Kampala,
Postal Address: P.O. Box 6213,Kampala, Uganda,

WAFICOS: Fish farming to hit 300 metric tons 
AS the numbers of fish available in water bodies for harvesting continues to dwindle globally, there is a need for new alternative aquaculture technologies to be adopted to ensure sustainability and competiveness on the market. This was the remark from Edward Rukunja, the assistant commissioner for fisheries in the agriculture ministry, while opening the 8th Aquaculture Symposium at Fairway Hotel in Kampala, hosted by the Walimi Fish Farmers Cooperative Society (WAFICOS). The commissioner, who was representing the state minister for fisheries, Ruth Nankabirwa, expressed concern over the rate of over fishing on Ugandan water bodies as a result of the open access policy that allows anyone to cast a net, rooting for these advanced technologies.Read more