With a coastline of nearly 2,000 km, several large estuarine delta systems as well as permanent and seasonal freshwater bodies of a total of 82,000 km2, Myanmar provides habitats for a considerable diversity of aquatic species. Fisheries and aquaculture account for the main source of animal protein and micronutrients in domestic diets. The sector directly employs approx. 3 million. people and provides livelihoods for up to 15 million. Amid the recent return to international markets, the country’s rich aquatic resources offer many opportunities for a thriving economy to create jobs and export earnings.Read more

Result Area 1
Strengthens the institutional and policy context for inclusive and sustainable development of aquaculture. Main activities are:
Result Area 2
Targets reinforcing the capacities for providing demand-oriented and high quality education and training in the aquaculture sector. Main activities are:
Result Area 3
(MYSAP Coast) strengthens the competitiveness of black tiger shrimp and mud crab value chains in Ayeyarwady and Yangon Regions, considering environmental sustainability, climate resilience and social inclusiveness. Main activities are: 
Result Area 4
(MYSAP Inland) aims to strengthen the value chains for small fish farming in Shan and Sagaing in a sustainable and inclusive manner, improving the availability and access to aquaculture products for disadvantaged population groups. Main activities are: 
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