There are two main ways to obtain feed for fish farming in Ghana: locally produced feed and imported feed. However, fish feeds locally produced are in bad quality as most of them are not extruded. Imported feed is appropriately 30% more expensive than locally produced. So importation is not a quick fix. On average the costs for Tilapia farming in Ghana consist of 70% of the feed cost. Therefore, the availability of high quality fish feeds is one of the major bottlenecks of aquaculture development in Ghana. So it is necessary to produce extruded local fish feed.
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