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Odisha: NABARD estimates credit potential of Odisha at Rs 1,34,665 Cr for 2022-23 by Haraprasad Das January 12, 2022   |  Source: Pragativadi

NABARD conducted the State Credit Seminar for 2022-23 on 11 January 2022, in which the State Focus Paper for Odisha was released, projecting an overall credit potential under Priority Sector at Rs.1,34,665crore for the year 2022-23. The seminar was inaugu...

Bangladesh: High-tech vessel shines hope on hilsa research by Sumon Ali January 12, 2022   |  Source: The Daily Star

Researchers now have gotten an opportunity to promote hilsa production in the country, thanks to the introduction of a high-tech vessel by the Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute. Equipped with a hilsa research laboratory, netting system and a portabl...

Myanmar: Illegal migrants seek safety, work in Thailand January 12, 2022   |  Source: Union of Catholic Asian News  | Copyright: 2022, Union of Catholic Asian News Limited.

Thai authorities are continuing their crackdown on people from Myanmar entering illegally despite a worsening humanitarian situation in the war-torn nation ruled by a military dictatorship. Dozens of Myanmar nationals have already been detained this week ...

Bangladesh: Declared a new marine protected area (MPA) spanning 1,743 square kilometres (672 square miles) around Saint Martin's Island January 12, 2022   |  Source: The Weather Channel

The government of Bangladesh has declared a new marine protected area (MPA) spanning 1,743 square kilometres (672 square miles) around Saint Martin's Island. This region represents 1.5 per cent of the country's exclusive economic zone. The productive wate...

Bangladesh: Tk 600,000 of fish caught at once in Cox’s Bazar January 11, 2022   |  Source: BD News24

A group of fishermen have caught about 300 maunds (1 maund = 37 kg) of fish in a single cast of the net that earned them Tk 600,000. Md Kalim Ullah, a fisherman from Majher Para, and his team netted the fish near the Pashchim Para beach of Shah Pori’s I...

West Bengal: In Coastal Bengal, climate change confronts two villages with different crises by Pawanjot Kaur and Soumashree Sarkar January 11, 2022   |  Source: The Wire

It is easy to consider the south of West Bengal to be an unwieldy side of the world stricken acutely by the climate crisis. Buzzwords like ‘salinity’, ‘storm surge’, ‘water-level rise’ and ‘ocean warming’ define the place – as does ‘po...

Assam: Community fishing at Deepor Beel in Guwahati January 11, 2022   |  Source: The Sentinel Assam

Maintaining an old tradition, people from 12 nearby villages got together on Sunday and caught fish at the Deepor Beel here on the cusp of Magh Bihu. Thousands of people gathered at the site to watch the fishing. Some of the spectators rushed to buy vario...

Pakistan: 10 Pakistani fishermen, including two teenagers, handed over to Porbandar police January 11, 2022   |  Source: The Indian Express  | Copyright: 2022 The Indian Express [P] Ltd.

The ten Pakistani fishermen who were apprehended by the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) for allegedly violating territorial waters of India on Saturday, were brought to Porbandar and handed over to local police on Monday morning. ICG ship Ankit had intercepted a...

Maldives: How is the country tackling climate change and dealing with Covid-19? January 11, 2022   |  Source: Prospect  | Copyright: 2022 Prospect Publishing Limited

A Q&A with Maldives High Commissioner Dr Farah Faizal. Many great things are said about the Maldives fisheries sector, what is particularly prominent about it in your view and how engrained are sustainability practices in the Maldives? I’m proud t...

Manipur: Chief Minister inaugurates 18 Cage Culture units and 11 Pen Culture units January 11, 2022   |  Source: E-Pao

Chief Minister N Biren Singh today inaugurated 18 Cage Culture units and 11 Pen culture units under the Loktak Livelihood Mission through video conferencing.Speaking at the event, N Biren Singh said that the Loktak Livelihood Mission, which was launched i...

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