Fish pond construction requires good teamwork, but not as much as pond fish harvesting. One slip up, the fish in the net goes out, just as much as construction backtracks if some members do not play their part.
Well reasoned and planned sharing of roles during fish pond management (maintaining the pond, providing security and feeding the fish) reduces the burden on women yet recognises them when it matters the most; fish harvesting!
In order to achieve good results, team Aquaculture Zimbabwe spends a lot of time on capacity building of community on various areas that helps them work well together and remain focused
Fish farmers have an opportunity to diversify their diets and or sell and earn household income which they may use to purchase food items that they require