Building resilient aquatic food livelihoods in Myanmar
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WorldFish researchers are working alongside small-scale aquatic food producers and value chain actors in Myanmar to strengthen the resilience of aquatic food-based livelihoods impacted by both COVID-19 and widespread pollution.
Aquatic foods caught and harvested in inland waters like lakes and rivers are a vital source of income and nutrition for many of Myanmar’s rural communities. Small fish are often the most accessible animal-source food and provide the micronutrients necessary for cognitive and physical development in children. The country’s fisheries and aquaculture sectors also provide employment to around 3.2 million people… Read the rest