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WRCF seeks to scale up the pilot intervention in aquaculture initially implemented in the Jomoro, Ellembelle and Nzema East Districts with about 120 farmers belonging to 4 different fish farmer associations. The pilot intervention was designed to address the main strategic constraints in aquaculture, which are: 1) Poor production knowledge by farmers leading to large wastage of feed and poor water quality management —resulting in high production cost of catfish farming; 2)Lack of business management knowledge to support resulting in non-profitable operations; 3) Limited access to good quality fingerlings and feed as a result of low market penetration, by hatcheries and feed companies and 4) Weak relationships between the value chain actors at different functional levels and with end markets, and supporting aqua culture extension and research services.