AMA trains fishmongers on essential techniques for fish handling, hygiene

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has organized a three-day training program to enhance the skills and knowledge of fishmongers at Agbogbloshie market in the Ashiedu-Keteke Sub-Metropolitan District to equip them with essential techniques for fish handling and hygiene.

The training programme which forms part of activities under the Safe Fish Certification Licensing Scheme, being implemented in collaboration with USAID’s Feed the Future program, sought to among other things educate the fishmongers on best practices for fish preservation, storage, and overall hygiene standards to maintain the freshness and quality of their products.

The three-day program will feature interactive workshops, practical demonstrations, and informational sessions on health certificates, water quality, pest control, packaging, transportation, and record-keeping to improve their business practices and elevate standards within the fishing industry.


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