USSEC Hosts Myanmar Aquaculture Team in Philippines

By - Sunday, December 4, 2016

USSEC – Philippines hosted the Myanmar aquaculture team led by USSEC Myanmar Technical Manager-Aquaculture May Myat Noe Lwin to observe and learn the Philippines’ aquaculture industry July 3-9.

Myanmar’s aquaculture team was able to learn and increase its knowledge on a feed-based culture system in tilapia culture and milkfish and pompano culture by visiting tilapia ponds and cage farms, milkfish cage farms, and a pompano cage farm.

The members of the Myanmar aquaculture team, together with the staff of Santeh Feeds Corp., during the visit to a feedmill plant on July 4

The members of the Myanmar aquaculture team, together with the staff of Santeh Feeds Corp., during the visit to a feedmill plant on July 4

 

The team also visited tilapia breeding stations and research facilities to learn about tilapia breeding practices and techniques. They visited the Freshwater Aquaculture Center – Central Luzon State University (FAC-CLSU), Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources – National Freshwater Fisheries Technology Center (BFAR-NFFTC), and GenoMar Supreme Philippines, Inc., all located in Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija, Philippines.

The Myanmar aquaculture team visited the USSEC Tilapia LVHD Cage demonstration project at Southeast Feeds Corp., Taal Lake, Talisay, Batangas, Philippines on July 8

The Myanmar aquaculture team visited the USSEC Tilapia LVHD Cage demonstration project at Southeast Feeds Corp., Taal Lake, Talisay, Batangas, Philippines on July 8

The Myanmar aquaculture team was better able to understand the aquafeed industry through its visit to Santeh Feeds Corp. and other aquafeed distributors and aqua stores.

The Myanmar aquaculture team visited the USSEC Tilapia LVHD Cage demonstration project at Southeast Feeds Corp., Taal Lake, Talisay, Batangas, Philippines on July 8

The Myanmar aquaculture team visited the USSEC Tilapia LVHD Cage demonstration project at Southeast Feeds Corp., Taal Lake, Talisay, Batangas, Philippines on July 8

 

This learning will help Myanmar’s aquaculture industry to improve its aquaculture production, in particular, tilapia production. These increased productions will translate to an increase in demand for formulated feeds, which will in turn increase demand for U.S. Soy products.

Myanmar’s aquaculture team visited the Santeh Pompano Cage Farm in Bataan, Philippines on July 7

Myanmar’s aquaculture team visited the Santeh Pompano Cage Farm in Bataan, Philippines on July 7