Fish farming which comes in different ways namely fresh water fish ponds, cages and dams have been done since time in other countries such China, Australia and America. FAO once came in with a hand in (1981) helping Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi, but Zimbabwe did not crop out well.
In 2014 companies such as Agrimarine solutions with a partnership of institutions such as Development Reality institute came in training people. This led to Zimbabweans buying in the idea , schools, hospitals, security services are now one amongst the major players in the industry.
This became easy since it is one of the major agendas of the government of food security and nutrition through ZimAsset. Today since 2014 fish production has increased with 4%. Rural areas such as Mutasa in Manicaland , Zimuto in Masvingo are one amongst the major participators.