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2011 (Vol. 3, Issue: 2)
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Development of Entrepreneurship Skills Training Module on Fish Breeding and Hatching Occupation

K.K. Obiyai and N.A. Ekubo
Corresponding Author:  Koku Kemenanaebi Obiyai 

Key words:  Aquaculture, breeding, enterprises, hatching, marketing, planning,
Vol. 3 , (2): 111-114
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2010 November, 21 2011 January, 07 2011 March, 15
Abstract:

The study sought to develop entrepreneurship skill training module for enhancing fish farmers in fish breeding and hatching occupation. The study was carried out in Bayelsa State. The design for the study was instrumentation. The sample of forty (40) respondents consisting of thirty (30) Agricultural Extension officers and ten (10) University Lecturers of the department of fisheries technology were selected through purposive sampling technique. The instrument for data collection was the researcher developed a structured questionnaire using four Point Likert rating scales. The research questions were answered using mean and standard deviation. The result revealed that forty-two (41) entrepreneurship skills were needed for the development of the training module for fish breeding and hatching. The study therefore recommended that Government should encourage more people to get involved in fish farming business, create an enabling financial environment to create opportunities for easy access to credits to increase investment in fish breeding and hatching and also establish fish breeding and hatching places to reduce incidence of shortage in supply of fingerlings and finally train extension officers for capacity building to be more efficient in educating fish farmers on modern technologies and subsequent adoption. Based on the findings, it was concluded that emphasis should be placed on the required skills to harness the potentials of fish farmers in fish breeding and hatching occupation.
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K.K. Obiyai and N.A. Ekubo, 2011. Development of Entrepreneurship Skills Training Module on Fish Breeding and Hatching Occupation.  Asian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 3(2): 111-114.
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