Government is set to establish a fish hatchery and a multiplication pond to enhance fish production on Kayumbu and Chahafi lakes in Kisoro district.
This was on Saturday revealed by the minister of agriculture animal industry and fisheries Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempija while visiting fishermen in Murora Sub County together with Dr. James Nsaba Buturo, the Bufumbira East member of parliament.
The minister asked the people living around the lakes to avoid encroaching on the banks of these lakes to avoid silting.
On his part, MP Buturo said the planned construction of the pond will provide more jobs and enhance incomes of families in this region.
The LC3 Chairperson for Murora sub county, Nkuzimana Hadard appreciated the efforts put in place by the government to improve fish productivity in Kisoro district but requested the minister to provide a modern boat to assist with transportation.