Myanmar launches aquaculture roadmap

​17 MAR 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - The government has launched a national roadmap for the aquaculture industry to outline the ways it intends to develop the sector and to illustrate the market opportunities and hurdles. The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation launched the Nati...

Fish, prawns from Kyaukpyu being sent to Yangon alone: depots

07 Oct 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Fish and prawns from Kyaukphyu, which have registered a low demand in Bangladesh, are being sent only to the Yangon market, according to Kyaukpyu fish and prawn commodity depots. In 2017, most of the fish, prawns, and crabs produced in Kyaukpyu were ...

25 factories cleared to export fish to EU

09 Sep 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar -​​ The authorities have granted permission to 25 cold-storage factories to export fish to the EU market so far, according to the Fisheries Department.However, the factories will be struck off the list, if they fail to export fish within six months, it...

Laying the foundation for fisheries research in Myanmar

Written by Thadoe (Wai) & Xavier Tezzo | WorldFish Need for improved fisheries research With most of its population residing in coastal areas and within the mega Delta of the Ayeyarwady River, Myanmar depends on its fisheries as a critical source of food, employment, and revenue. The country not...

Fishery exports break 20-year record, could double within two years

Source: Myanmar Times  Date: 10 April 2018  ​Myanmar exported over 560,000 tonnes of fishery products in 2017-18, the highest in 20 years, according to data provided by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MOALI). At those levels, the exports are worth $711 million. That ...

EU and Germany invest 22.25 million EUR aquaculture in Myanmar

Source: Mizzima Date: 1 February, 2018 ​The Department of Fisheries of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation hosted the official launch of the Myanmar Sustainable Aquaculture Programme (MYSAP) in Naypyidaw today. Over the course of five years, MYSAP will support the sustainable devel...

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