Fish Cultivation in Bangladesh

Fish Cultivation in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a land of rivers, ponds, canals, lakes, beets, and many big or small ditches. So there is a great perspective of fish cultivation in Bangladesh. Fish cultivation has become as popular and profitable as other productive activities. Today, fish provides more than one billion poor people with most of their daily animal protein.

Fish cultivation has a great prospect in Bangladesh. It can not only glorify our economy but also develop our national status. As an affordable animal source of protein in some of the poorest countries, fish is the primary source of nutrition, creating a growing demand for this staple. Fish, as a source of food, is very delicious and nutritious. It is the chief source for our protein. Almost 60% of the demand for our protein is met up by fish; Today fish cultivation has become a great source of income. So, unemployed people can engage themselves in this profession. Thus, it can go a long way to solve our unemployment problem. Besides, by exporting fish, we can earn a lot of foreign currencies. According to the Huffington Post, 1 billion people around the world rely on fish as their main source of protein.

The Govt. has already taken some steps to popularize fish cultivation to our countrymen. To translate the vast potential of fisheries in Bangladesh into real wealth, a separate department of fisheries has been established. It is performing its duty to develop this trade and to improve a lot of the people who are engaged in this profession. Today the people who are engaged in fish cultivation are granted bank loans and supplied with necessary appliances. Moreover, different laws relating to fisheries have been framed from time to time. On the other hand, NGO’s have already come forward to help people with money for fish cultivation. As a result, the people are eager to cultivate fish in every nook and corner of the country as a whole. As an affordable animal source of protein in some of the poorest countries, fish is the primary source of nutrition, creating a growing demand for this staple.

Fish cultivation has great potential for our country. As an affordable animal source of protein in some of the poorest countries, fish is the primary source of nutrition, creating a growing demand for this staple. With the concerted efforts of both the Govt. and mass people, it can surely be turned into a profitable business, which will ultimately trigger our economic progress.