Preserving fish

 

The biggest source of food along Africa’s rivers is of course, the fish……

But the fresh fish would rapidly deteriorate unless some way can be found to preserve it…

Drying the fish in the sun and wind is a great method of preserving it that works by removing water from the fish, which inhibits the growth of microorganisms.

Open air drying like this has been practiced since ancient times to preserve various different foods…..

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