Constraints Male Female
  F % F % F % F % F % F %
Lack of storage facilities 4 4.8 37 44.6 42 50.6 1 3.7 10 37.0 16 59.3
Inadequate information 4 4.8 55 66.3 24 28.9 0 0 14 51.9 13 48.1
Lack of contact with Ext. agents 18 21.7 38 45.8 25 30.1 6 22.2 11 40.7 10 37.0
Inadequate Transportation 3 3.6 23 27.7 57 68.7 0 0 7 25.9 20 74.1
Far market 3 3.6 27 32.5 53 63.9 0 0 1 3.7 26 96.3
Labour market 1 1.2 4 4.8 78 94.0 2 7.4 4 14.8 21 77.8
Seasonality 10 12.0 40 48.2 32 38.6 7 25.9 10 37.0 10 37.0
Heat and Smoke 6 7.2 48 57.8 27 32.5 4 14.8 15 55.6 8 29.6
Sources: Field Survey 2012
Table 4: Distribution of Gender according to the constraint to involvement in Catfish processing.
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