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India: Seafood export target to be missed on subdued overseas demand by V.Sajeev Kumar January 11, 2022   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line  | Copyright: 2022, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

India’s seafood exports are unlikely to achieve the $7.8 billion target set for 2021-22, as the rising cases of Omicron have led to a business slump in Europe and the UK markets, besides host of other issues that put the exporters on tenterhooks. The Ch...

Andhra Pradesh: Association wants commission to check fish availability January 11, 2022   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: newindianexpress.com 2022

Expressing shock and anguish over the bloody conflict between traditional small fishing communities and those fishing with ring seines made of smaller mesh size nets and equipped with sonar fish finders, National Platform for Small Scale Fish Workers (NPS...

Pakistan: Why fisheries not on crest?: Country unveiled fisheries policy 14 years ago, but has not updated it since then by Syed Haris Ahmed January 11, 2022   |  Source: The Express Tribune  | Copyright: 2022 The Express Tribune.

According to Zhong Shang Chan Ye Research Agency (a Chinese research consultancy), China produced 65.4 million tonnes of seafood in calendar year 2020 whereas total production of India stood at 12 million tonnes in fiscal year 2020. But Pakistan’s produ...

Andhra Pradesh: Curbs in Vizag villages lifted, panel formed to solve ring net fishing row January 11, 2022   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: newindianexpress.com 2022

Prohibitory orders clamped on six fishermen villages following violent incidents over ring net fishing will be lifted on Monday. The ban on fishing by traditional and ring net fishermen will also be lifted as per the decision taken at a high level talks h...

Tamil Nadu: Fishermen families demand immediate release of arrested kin in Sri Lanka January 11, 2022   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2022, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

A large number of women and children from fishing community in Rameswaram, Mandapam and Thangachimadam on Monday staged a demonstration in front of the office of the Deputy Director (Fisheries) demanding the intervention of the Centre and the State govern...

Bangladesh: Desperately needs a comprehensive maritime law January 11, 2022   |  Source: Hellenic Shipping News  | Copyright: 2022 Hellenic Shipping News

Despite being quite a small country, in terms of landmass, Bangladesh has an extremely large population. In fact, it is the world’s tenth most densely populated country. Consequently, sustaining such a large population with little arable land and natura...

Kerala: To facilitate deep-sea fishing as near-shore resources deplete by K A Martinkochi January 11, 2022   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2022, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The government has indicated its intentions to permit and encourage deep-sea fishing as well as train fishers while bringing about structured control over near-sea fishing activities to attain sustainability. Fisheries Minister Saji Cherian said at a work...

Jammu and Kashmir: Unemployed/educated youth of district kupwara chose fisheries, a viable, lucrative business January 11, 2022   |  Source: India Education Diary  | Copyright: 2022 - India Education Diary.

Determination of youth to set up business ventures for self-employment is tapped by the government through different beneficiary schemes. The proactive approach of the Fisheries Department to guide and facilitate youth, besides providing market facilities...

Maharashtra: Mumbai coastal road construction: Meeting “misleading”, boat navigation issue remains unresolved, says fishermen January 10, 2022   |  Source: The Financial Express  | Copyright: 2022 The Indian Express [P] Ltd.

On Thursday, Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray held a virtual meeting with the fishermen community, two months since protesting fishermen stopped the construction of the Coastal Road interchange at Worli. The fishermen called the meeting “misleadin...

Bangladesh: Biodiversity at stake in Halda river January 10, 2022   |  Source: Prothom Alo  | Copyright: 2022 Prothom Alo.

Halda river is one of the most prominent fish breeding grounds in the country. However, the restrictions given by the fisheries and livestock ministry are being overlooked. The biodiversity of the river is at risk as the movement of engine-powered vessels...

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