The sector is a good foreign exchange earner for Kenya , Uganda and Tanzania. The region has plenty of fresh water which is under utilized for production of fish . The investment opportunities include;
- Fish farming
- Establishment of more fish processing factories
- Manufacture of value added fish products such as canned fish, fish sausages, fish soups and breaded fish products.
- Refrigeration facilities
- Fish processing for export market.
- Production of fish feeds
- Aquaculture farming
- Production of fish fingerlings for restocking
- Capacity building