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Maharashtra: Draft coastal zone management plans get nod in Mumbai April 09, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2021 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The draft Coastal Zone Management Plans (CZMP) for the city and suburbs have been approved by the Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA). As per the minutes of the meeting, the CZMPs have been updated in line with the provisions of the Coas...

Sri Lanka: Solution to poaching in Lankan waters: Contradictory statements from Fisheries Minister by Shamindra Ferdinando April 09, 2021   |  Source: The Island Online

Fisheries Minister Douglas Devananda on Wednesday (7) contradicted a statement attributed to him regarding the continuing crisis over the Indian fishing fleet invading Sri Lankan waters. The Fisheries Ministry quoted the EPDP leader Devananda as having to...

Sri Lanka: Equity, justice, dignity and peace for fishermen? by Steve Creech April 09, 2021   |  Source: The Sunday Times

An Indian Government statement read out ahead of the recent vote on the resolution on Sri Lanka at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva said: “India’s approach to the question of human rights in Sri Lanka is guided by two fundamental cons...

Sri Lanka: Proper training on fisheries industry and technology for the youth entering the industry April 09, 2021   |  Source: The Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka

The Fisheries Ministry affirmed that measures will be taken to uplift the fishing industry to a higher level by providing better training and technological knowledge to the youth who join the industry and the required funds have been allocated through the...

Bangladesh: Illegal fishing by influential figure endangers fishermen in Dinajpur by Faruk Hossain April 09, 2021   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune

Allegations have surfaced about a local influential figure carrying out illegal fishing activities in a reservoir of Barapukuria coal mine in Parbatipur upazila of Dinajpur. This 15-20ft deep reservoir, created as a result of underground coal mining, was ...

Karnataka: The story of Jakkur lake sets an example for inclusive rejuvenation projects April 09, 2021   |  Source: Money Control

Morning walkers, residents of nearby residential complexes, vouch for the beauty and serenity of Jakkur Lake in Bengaluru and completely endorse and support the rejuvenation of the fairly large water body in their area. Administration and local agencies a...

Bangladesh and India: Economic ties: Addressing the next generation of challenges by Mustafizur Rahman April 09, 2021   |  Source: The Daily Star

Over the past decade particularly, the Bangladesh-India bilateral economic relationship has entered a new terrain with the strengthening of traditional ties and foundations being laid to deepen and broaden the partnership in going forward. The recent stat...

Bangladesh: Jatka fishermen mend ways, now guard fish population by Bilkis Irani April 08, 2021   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune

Fishermen who previously caught ilish fry, called Jatka in Bangla, have renounced their previous ways and are trying to motivate others to follow suit. A total of 330 selected fishermen from 15 upazilas of 6 coastal districts, including Bhola, Barishal, P...

Bangladesh: 80pc marine fishers don’t have enough safety equipment April 08, 2021   |  Source: The Daily Star  | Copyright: 2021 / thedailystar.net

Speakers at a virtual discussion yesterday underscored the need for providing technological, financial and educational support to those working in artisanal marine fisheries to ensure their human rights and enrich their livelihoods. Pointing out the contr...

Kerala: Allow fishing boats to venture into deep sea, plead operators by V Sajeev Kumar April 08, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Mechanised fishing boat operators in Kerala are insisting that they be allowed to carry out fishing in deep sea waters like their counterparts in other States and countries. The operators, who are curbed by the State Government not permitting them to vent...

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