Myanmar fisheries: Inshore fisheries uri icon


  • Myanmarâ??s inshore fisheries support the livelihoods of millions of Myanmar citizens living in coastal areas. However, in recent years, the capacity of these fisheries to support viable livelihoods and contribute significantly to local economies has come under threat. This policy brief sets out five priority areas that need immediate attention if coastal resources are to recover to more productive levels and if fisher communities are to continue to benefit from these resources. These actions must be aligned with key development principles including working through partnerships, promoting co-management and striving for greater gender equality

publication date

  • 2016