Clam Breeding Farm Industry Project
Production Place on Ayarwaddy Division
Myanmar lies in the tropical zone
having 1760 miles long coastline, adjoining with a delta region. Thus, she is
enriched with both inland and oversea marketable economic varieties, such as
fishes, shrimps, prawns, lobsters, clams, musses, squids and deep-sea animals.
Sein Pan Trading Company Limited of
Myanmar intends to carry out the clam-breeding farm and to produce the meat
inside for exportation on the basis of a joint venture project with Hikari
Trading Corporation of Japan.
Until now, there is no clam breeding
farm industry and value-added clam meat production by high-tech culture. Again,
such an end product has never been sold at foreign market.
If 12 millions clam have been
collected every year, extinction of species will result within a short-term
period of two years. If such circumstance prevails, production of end products
will also be ceased along with the extinction. Thus, it is aimed to bring about:
(i) Breeding and culture research, and
(ii) Production of value-added meat and to export,
(A) For the state
more foreign exchange out of Aquaculture sector
To aid in
promotion of export goods
the sale of aquaculture products in a most effective way
develop more farming industries, and to transfer a system that can produce and
sell the products of
raw materials that can be transformed into a finished product.
(B) For the people
transform the traditional and conventional practice of local populace a to new
develop new jobs so as to increase per capita income
promote new technology
To produce Ten million clams of
standard quality as semi value-added end products every year from Clam Breeding
Farm Industry. This will be exported annually to fetch US$ 540,000.
Magyeekone village, Palau Township, Myeik District, Taninthayi Division.
village, Bogale Township, Ayeyarwady Division
Gyee village tract, Myebon Township, Sittway State.
Initial Investment of 300 lakhs
in Kyats, and a cash flow of Kyats 1200 lakhs.
Area Coverage for a Breeding Farm
(a) Tow acres of land area
(b) Ten acres of littoral zone
Required wage earners for each farm
Suggestion for Clam Project