Freshwater Fish Value Chain Project

Under the programme to uplift the freshwater fishing industry, freshwater prawn seed bank project has already been commenced in the Ampara District while the Thilapiya seed banks have been proposed for establishment. At present, activities of its initial stage are being carried out. The project to release fish fingerlings to eight tanks in the Polonnaruwa District and distribute fishing gear is also one in implementation in 2017 for the purpose of uplifting the freshwater fishing industry.