Fisheries Federation Requests Ban on Building Poultry and Fishing Farm Compound

The Myanmar Fisheries Federation has requested military-appointed Vice President U Myint Swe to ban building poultry farms above fishing farms through legal means in a meeting with the private sector. The system that uses chicken excretions to feed the fish was highlighted as a concern at the 30th meeting between private companies and vice president-led […]

Eel cultivation experiment to sell larvae in February

The traditional catching of eels in Myanmar has resulted in a decline in the eel population, so eel hatcheries will be experimenting to locally produce the larvae of eels in Feb 2017, according to eel cultivators. The eel market will flourish if eels can be locally cultivated, making for a profitable venture considering the high […]

Transportation and communication sector receives largest investment

Out of 93 investment businesses, the transportation and communication enterprises have received the largest investments as of the end of October in this fiscal year, it is learnt from the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA). The transportation and communication sector is placed at the top with an investment of US$1,014.48million, followed by the […]

Shrimp breeders suffering from infertility

FRESHWATER and saltwater shrimp businesses are faced with losses this year because of infertile shrimp, according to the Myanmar Shrimp Association “Shrimp farming businesses ranging from breeding stations to saltwater shrimp breeding farms are not thriving this year. A species called Vannamei is being imported from abroad to bolster numbers. The breeding business is currently […]