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Table 5 Safety and quality control of fish products in Siavonga district

From: An assessment of post-harvest fish losses and preservation practices in Siavonga district, Southern Zambia

Do you have product safety and quality control regulation? Category Total, n (%)
Artisanal fishery Commercial fishery Aquaculture production
No 26 (53.06) 39 (66.10) 5 (38.46) 70 (57.85)
Yes 23 (46.94) 20 (33.90) 8 (61.54) 51 (42.15)
Total, n (%) 49 (100) 59 (100) 13 (100) 121 (100)
Yes Internal (producer’s own) 6 (26.09) 4 (20.00) 2 (25.00) 12 (23.53)
External (local authorities) 5 (21.74) 2 (10.00) 2 (25.00) 9 (17.65)
Others (unspecified) 12 (52.17) 14 (70.00) 4 (50.00) 30 (58.82)
Total, n (%) 23 (100) 20 (100) 8 (100) 51 (100)