Development cooperation , 04.09.2013

FAO/Towards sustainable aquaculture and fisheries in Kyrgyz Republic


The project is impelemted by FAO and the Department for Fisheries of the Ministry for Agriculture, Water Resources and Processing Industry. The project is aiming at increasing the capacity of fisheries sector to generate food, employment and income for rural population through introduction of improved aquaculture management, capture fisheries and modern fish processing and marketing in Kyrgyz Republic. In Phase II (2014-2017) the Project aim is to revive inland fishery and aquaculture in the Kyrgyz Republic and contribute towards sustainable management of ecosystem services of Issyk-Kul lake to increase national fish production and strengthen Right to Food by enhancing food and nutritional security, livelihoods of communities, particularly rural poor and water productivity of irrigation water. In order to achieve the aim, the Project will strengthen fisheries associations and train personnel to establish decentralized fish seed supply networks to reach remote and potential areas, implement functioning fish feed supply mechanism, train personnel, design and implement research to provide science based advice to sustain ecosystem services of lakes and reservoirs, establish network of extension services system organized with government, fisheries associations and farmer/fishers participation with its services reaching the rural areas. The support for the second phase is 1.480.000 Euros.

Funding decision  04.09.2013

1 480 000 €

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Participatory development/Good governance
  • Trade development
  • Aid to environment
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate change - adaptation

Field of activity

  • Environmental research 40%
  • Fishing policy and administrative management 30%
  • Fishery development 30%

Funding channel

YK:n elintarvike- ja maatalousjärj



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