Aquaculture and Shrimp Farming Project funded under Federal PSDP.

  1. Cost: Rs. 1997.303 Million
  2. Approved by: ECNEC on 21st September 2007
  3. Activities started: January 2008
  4. Execution by: Fisheries Development Board
  5. Sponsor: Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock Development
  6. Location: All provinces, Special Areas and AJK
  7. Period: 05 Years

Project component includes:

Establishment of new hatcheries, renovation/augmentation of hatcheries at different sites.

  1. 6 model fish markets
  2. Model cum demonstration fish farms
  3. Introduction and promotion of Cage culture.
  4. Strengthening of Fisheries Wing in Ministry of Livestock and Dairy Development, Govt. of Pakistan.
  5. Business Development Support to Shrimp Farmers.
  6. Technical backstopping (both public and private sector)
  7. Research and Development for promotion of fisheries sector in Pakistan