Mobile app connects fish farmers with aquaculture information despite COVID-19 in Myanmar

Syed Aman Ali -

Small-scale household fish ponds, even as small as 15 m2, provide fresh fish that improves family nutrition and income. Photo by Michael Akester, 2018.

A new mobile application is delivering crucial aquaculture information to small-scale fish farmers who have restricted access to extension services due to lockdown measures in Myanmar.

The Shwe Ngar app, which was developed by WorldFish and partners with funding from … Read the rest

Field Notes: Boosting small-scale aquaculture productivity in inland Myanmar

Lizeth Tatiana Casagua Diaz -

With small improvements in practices aquaculture could boost productivity, food and nutrition security of small-scale fish farmers. The photo was taken in Shwebo Township by Lizeth Tatiana Casagua Diaz, 2019.

Myanmar is one of the largest fish producers in the world. The country ranks among the largest global inland aquaculture producers. With increased understanding and investment in sustainable development, Myanmar’s aquaculture sector has the potential to reduce poverty and contribute … Read the rest