Yangon, the largest city of Myanmar and main business city of the country consumed highest amount. Yangon city population is nearly 7.4 million and Yangon region consumed 2 million eggs per day said Dr. Kyaw Win, Chairman of Broiler Association.
Myanmar had over 220000 acres of fish farms and over 70 percent of the production cost of the fish was for the feed. To reduce the production cost, the feed must change to modern and scientific method produced pellet feed. Dr. Myint Swe, the Secretary of the Myanmar Aqua Feed Producers said in the Yangon Region Livestock and Fishery Development Forum.
The first gathering of the parliament of Yangon Region and the livestock and fishery sectors stake hold in the Myanmar Fishery Federation Building.
Land Laws in Myanmar are very confused and it is one of the obstacles for the development of the livestock sector development. But Yangon Region Parliament is now ready to allow for the applicants who want to use land for the livestock farming purposes.
“We are going to add up the fruits, flowers and vegetables to the National Export Strategy. Because the market potential is high and international accept our produce (fruits, flowers and vegetables)” said U Toe Aung Myint, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Commerce.
MPs urged for the transparency of Myanmar International Cooperation Agency (MICA) now reached to the end. The Presidential office agreed to demolish the agency which was established with 34 officials and 70 strong staff according to the meeting resolution 13/2014 of the Union Government on 3 July 2014.
After US rejected some containers of fishery products from Myanmar, Myanmar DOF said that they will use the Pre-export Verification System. “There are seven companies rejected.
Neighboring countries which have same climate and water condition are success in shrimp farming though Myanmar’s shrimp farms are in trouble. So the Shrimp farmers asked for Union government to think about the support.
During a survey of the freshwater fishes of the Mali Hka River drainage in the Hponkanrazi Wildlife Sanctuary, Myanmar, scientists Xiao-Yong Chen, Tao Qin and Zhi-Ying Chen, from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), identified a new catfish species among the collected specimens.
Winrock International which is leading in training to the farmers by the support of USAID Farmer to Farmer program with the cooperation of Myanmar Fruits, Flowers and Vegetables Producers Association (MFVP) gave business management to the farmers in Kyauk Sae, near Mandalay.
“Compare to the last year price of the raw feed materials, rice bran and corn price down.
2016-2017 fiscal year, Myanmar fishery export hit over 400 million USD up to end of December stated by Department of Fishery.
Myanmar’s first time Livestock Dictionary from English to Myanmar is ongoing for the preparation.
A workshop on Closed Season Closed Area for Myanmar Water was held at Institute of Fishery Technology of DOF in Yangon.