Fisheries, livestock statistics collection starts

Fisheries, livestock statistics collection starts

Comprehensive livestock and aquaculture census has kicked off to update the country’s database following two decades without records.

Michael Katambo, the minister of fisheries and livestock said preparations for project has reached an advanced stage, adding that data collection activities will start in November.

Katambo said the country has had no comprehensive livestock and aquaculture statistics for over 20 years, making it difficult for policy makers to craft informed decisions.

The minister said the comprehensive livestock and aquaculture census will enable smooth policy formulation and implementation in the sector.

Meanwhile the Central Statistical Office Director, John Kalumbi has urged government officials to collaborate and cooperate for success of the project.

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