Field Notes: Boosting small-scale aquaculture productivity in inland Myanmar
Myanmar is one of the largest fish producers in the world. The country ranks among the largest global inland aquaculture producers. With increased understanding and investment in sustainable development, Myanmar’s aquaculture sector has the potential to reduce poverty and contribute to national food and nutrition security.
In order to build evidence on aquaculture in the country, a new small-scale fish farmer study sheds light on the market dynamics faced in two villages of Shwebo Township, located approximately 80 km northwest of Mandalay city, in the north-west of the country. Research participants were collaborating farmers of the Myanmar Sustainable Aquaculture Program (MYSAP) in Hta Naung Wun and Shwe Baw Kyun villages… Read the rest