Fish Farming in Barp Goeg, Punakha
Barp geog has no problem in marketting their livestock products due to farm road acessibilty and more over the geog lies in the project area due to which they can sell their livestock products within their locality. Howerver due to religious beliefs, farmers are reluctant to take up many livestock activities such as poultry, fishery and piggery.
Nevertheless, for the first time in the geog, one house hold accepted to take up fishery farm individually.
The upcoming fishery farm is located at Jangsaluma under Eusakha Chiwog. The capacity of the farm is around 500 sqkm which accomodate about 4000 fingerlings.
The installation of the fish farm is supported by the National Centre for Aquaculture (NCA), Gelephu. Before the Installation the owner of the farm was trained in basic knowlede and skill in fish production to enhance the production when he starts his farm.