Featured Stories

  • FSP Research Featured in The Economist

    Published on September 13, 2019

    Research by AFRE graduate student Myat Thida Win and Associate Professor Ben Belton regarding agricultural mechanization in Myanmar has been featured in The Economist. This research was funded by the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy.

  • Seminar on Myanmar’s Rural Transformation at MSU

    Published on May 16, 2019

    Dr. Ben Belton, will be discussing recent findings of large scale surveys implemented by FSP in Myanmar and the need for policies in order to support successful livelihood diversification and leverage greater value from existing agri-food value chains.

  • Let Them Eat Carp

    Published on March 8, 2018

    Fish farms (aquaculture) are helping to fight hunger. An article by B. Belton (FSP Myanmar team) in The Conversation

  • Feeding on Farm Fish

    Published on June 1, 2017

    Aquaculture sector is fast developing in Myanmar and South East Asia. What are the nutritional differences between farm fish and wild fish? It's about micronutrients. An FSP blog on Agrilinks.

  • Aquaculture in Myanmar: A survey

    Published on May 15, 2017

    Fish farming plays an increasingly important role in Myanmar fish supply. This survey results provide a comprehensive ‘benchmark’ of the characteristics of inland aquaculture and provides policy recommendations.

  • Aquaculture Value Chain in Myanmar

    Published on January 5, 2017

    In Myanmar, fish is the leading purveyor of animal protein and the lead provider of micronutrients, important especially for child development. Nearly as much is spent on fish (14% of food expenditure) as on rice (19% of food expenditure).