According to the USAID projects, Myanmar university students specialized in Zoology are in internship at the seafood and fishery businesses. Dr. Kay Lwin Htun, Associate Professor of Sittwe University and Yangon University who works as the Country Principal Investigator of USAID Seafood Project explained in the meeting with the fishery business persons.
According to the project “Development of Inland Fish Farming Technology”, Korea Organization for international Cooperation Agency (KOICA) will support for Fresh Water Aquaculture Research Center” in Mandalay.
Japanese researchers from JIRCAS will start their research for Moluccas in Myeik archipelagos for five years.
The poultry famers know that the mass production and closed house system reduced the cost of production.
The Association of Animal Health Products and Farm equipment’s personnel met with Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department for the ease of rules? Regulations and terrify for importing on September 15 morning at Yangon LBVD office.
There are 25 offshore and inland oil and gas fields in Rakhine State among them nine offshore oil and gas sites are in operation. By that O&G projects Rakhine’s people suffered impact on social and environmental effects. The farm lands are destroyed by the O&G projects and also fishery resources become under depletion.
Mandalay Livestock farmers met with the Committee of Agriculture, Livestock and Fishery form the parliament and the Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation of Mandalay Regional Government. The discussion forum was organized by Myanmar Livestock Federation (Mandalay Region).
The MYCulture (MYFC) project funded by Livelihood and Food Security Trust (LIFT) and implemented by WorldFish in partnership with DOF, NAG, GRET and PACT Myanmar seeks to promote the sustainable growth of aquaculture in the Ayeyarwaddy Delta (Delta) and suitable agro-ecological areas in the Central Dry Zone (CDZ).
Vietnam’s one of the top feed producers Green Feed Vietnam Corporation will produce 400000 MT per year in Myanmar. One of the officials from Green Feed said in his address at the Workshop in Yangon for the fish farmers.
US Soybean Export Council (USSEC) organized a conference on US grain Transportation was held in Chatrium Hotel, Yangon. The opening speech was presented by the Permanent Secretary Dr. Khin Zaw, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation.
A lab worth of over 400,000 USD is donated to Yangon University by the USAID. The Seafood Safety Laboratory equipped with modern lab apparatus is opened in the Yangon University, Department of Zoology, Laboratory of Aquatic Bioscience premises.
Myanmar Fishery Federation asked to Hluttaw on the land use policy for the aquaculture.
Myanmar milk producers attend Global Dairy Congress in Singapore from May 16 to 18.
Processing training for milk and meat will be given on July 25 to 29 by Department of Livestock Development of Thailand at Chaing Mai Livestock Industry Development Center, Chaing Mai, Thailand.
The stakeholders of the fish and meat industry meet twice a month on Tuesday at Myanmar Fishery Federation for the discussion and sharing their difficulties and experiences since over 10 years.
The School Milk Foundation which will support the school milk program in Mandalay Region was formed by the bless of Mandalay Regional Government and lead by the Myanmar Livestock Federation (Mandalay Region) with cooperation of Region Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department.
The Legal Commission of Pyithu Hlutaw (Parliament) met with the personnel of Myanmar Fishery Federation and Myanmar Livestock Federation at the Hlutaw, Nay Pyi Taw.
Over 90 years old historical building that was used as the training center and institute for the vet in Insein will be protected and soon transfer to Myanmar Veterinary Association (MVA).
Japan fisheries companies want to call Myanmar trainee for the transfer of knowledge on fisheries. Utsumomia Suisan Co. Ltd. Of Japan call 20 trainees from by the cooperation of Myanmar Fishery Federation.
Yangon, May 25 June, July and August is the spooning time of fishes in Myanmar water. The Department of Fishery noticed that it is the closed seasons in all Myanmar’s fishing ground and according to the outcome of the previous workshop on Closed Season Closed Area, 40 percent of the fishing vessel will allow to go on.
Union Minister for the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Dr. Aung Thu met with the top personals from Myanmar Fishery Federation and Myanmar Livestock Federation separately at Yangon Region Department of Fishery on 4 June.
Myanmar livestock farmers hoping for better protection from Government after they have joined a workshop.
The local poultry producers want the official to take action on the illegal import of poultry and its products including DOC and eggs.
The first Myanmar meat which produces direct form the beef cattle farm can now taste at the Porter House in Shwe Taung Kyar, Yangon.
The fishery resources in Myanmar water declines 90% within 35 years said the researcher from Department of Fishery Dr. Htun Thein. He quoted that base on the result that was carried out by the Norwegian Research Vessel Dr. Fridtjof Nanseen last year. Comparing the results of the Research vessel in 1979, 1980, 2013 and 2015 which was surveyed in Myanmar Water.
After the Mobile inspection team was suspended, the cars carrying alive bird illegally import to Myanmar. Every day, nearly 10 trucks per day entering the Myanmar.
This year Chinese low demand on Myanmar Sesame caused the price down of sesame oil and sesame cake in Myanmar. Last year China’s high demand caused no stock of sesame in the market and that lead to no sesame oil and sesame cake.
The experts from the Myanmar Fishery Federation suggested that the close season is needed and the fishing methods and gears should inspect regularly and strictly to prevent the depletion of the fishery resources.