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Explain four reasons why the government of Kenya is encouraging fish farming.

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  1. Provides food security because it contributes to meeting demand for food rich in protein
  2. Fish farms create employment opportunities; hence source of income which improves standard on living
  3. Fish caught may be exported thus earning foreign exchange which is invested in other sectors
  4. Fish farms lead to the establishment of related industries such as fish feeds, net making, fertilizers, canning etc leading economic growth
  5. They assist in the conservation of rare species which might face danger of depletion
  6. Fish farms are easier to manage and exhaustion can be controlled through restocking hence no damage of depletion
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