Aquaculture in Myanmar: Fish Farm Technology, Production Economics and Management

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May 1, 2017 - Author: , Mateusz Filipski and Chaoran Hu

Ben Belton, Mateusz Filipski and Chaoran Hu. 2017. Aquaculture in Myanmar: Fish Farm Technology, Production Economics and Management. Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Brief 37. East Lansing: Michigan State University.

KEY RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Fish farming should be recognized and promoted as a mechanism for generating rural growth.
  • Small farms (sized 10 acres or less) and nurseries should be the principal target of policy and technical interventions.
  • Conduct research and outreach on use of fertilizers.
  • Identify mechanisms for providing commercial loans, tailored to the needs of actors in aquaculture value chains.
  • Encourage private investment in the feed sector.

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Tags: agrifood system transformation, aquaculture, fish farming, fsp policy brief, ifpri, myanmar, value chain analysis


Related Topic Areas

Myanmar


Authors

Ben Belton

Ben Belton
+95 925-107-2892
beltonbe@msu.edu


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