Crystal Lake Fish Limited is situated on the Volta Lake and is less than two hours drive from the International Airport in Accra and the main port at Tema. The business was founded by Patricia Safo and following lengthy negotiations, permission to construct the farm was finalised in 2001. Crystal Lake has the objective of producing high quality tilapia for local consumption and export. The business is also strongly committed to the social and economic development of the local community and this is one of its guiding principles.
Crystal Lake fish Limited is an award winning organization that has been recognized at the national level by the Government of Ghana for its contribution to the Aquaculture industry through the supply of fingerlings. Crystal Lake fish Limited won the best national fingerlings supplier in Ghana for 2 years, 2006 and 2011.
Crystal Lake Limited as a pioneer project has been used as a case study due to the uniqueness of the organization and the circumstances it has survived up till now. The company has been used as a case study by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the India Institute of Management Bangalore and Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) to come up with a syllabus in their Agribusiness programme.
It was the first Aquaculture Company to be established on the Volta Lake and Crystal Lake Limited has a female as the promoter.