“The local authorities (Village level Peace and Development Council – VPDC) sold the fishing rights at Kyat 3 million. The shrimp farm owners, who acquired the fishing rights of sea water shrimp farming continuously open and close the dyke which protected our paddy fields from saline water. They do this to catch shrimps and prawns. As a result the paddy fields were inundated with sea water damaging all the fields,” a farmer from Pyinsalu told Mizzima.
Chestnut, too many garnishes to list
6 months ago