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Karnataka: Kodagu has huge scope for fish cultivation: Kota Srinivas Poojary June 26, 2020   |  Source: Deccan Herald

Noting that Kodagu has ample opportunities for fish cultivation, Minister for Muzrai, Fisheries, Port and Inland Transport, Kota Srinivas Poojary felt the need to carry out serious efforts in this regard. Chairing a meeting at Zilla Panchayat auditorium i...

West Bengal: After Amphan and coronavirus lockdown, residents of Sundarbans struggle for a livelihood by ARITRA BHATTACHARYA June 26, 2020   |  Source: Caravan Magazine

“My son and I were home the morning when Amphan arrived—gushing torrents of rain followed by gusts of winds,” Bhaba Shankar Patra, an elderly resident of G-Plot—an island in the Patharpratima block of the Sundarbans—said on 7 June. Bhaba was rec...

Puducherry: Govt amends scheme rules for disbursal of ban relief assistance to fishermen June 26, 2020   |  Source: UNI India

The Government has amended the scheme rules of “ Welfare and Relief for Fishermen during Lean season and natural calamities” for disbursal of ban relief assistance to the fishermen. Ms Purva Garg, Secretary (Fisheries) in a release on Thursday night s...

World News: UN report urges radical transformation of food systems June 26, 2020   |  Source: Food Ingredients First

A new report published by the United Nations (UN) calls upon governments and other actors to undertake urgent measures to radically transform food systems, to ensure endemic food security and nutrition. This comes ahead of the 2021 Food Systems Summit, wh...

World News: Fisheries subsidies work resumes in Geneva as COVID-19 restrictions ease June 26, 2020   |  Source: WTO

All of our heads of government made a commitment to reach an agreement on fisheries subsidies by 2020 in the WTO. With restrictions in Switzerland being relaxed and meetings on WTO premises resuming, the time has come to pick up from where we left off. Gr...

Maldives: State loan facility issues MVR 51 mln to fish exporters June 25, 2020   |  Source: The Edition

Speaker of Parliament Mohamed Nasheed, on Tuesday, revealed that the government's loan facility issued MVR 51 million to eight fish exporting companies as a measure to stabilise cash flow. Speaking during a parliamentary session, Nasheed emphasized the im...

Pakistan: Fishermen Cooperative Society had been set up for the welfare of fishermen for which a grant of Rs 59 million June 25, 2020   |  Source: Urdu Point

The Balochistan government will initiate development work at coastal belt of the province to attract more tourists as efforts are already being made for the modernization of Balochistan Coastal Development Authority to increase tourism and generate more r...

Myanmar: Over $680 m earned from fishery export in over eight months June 25, 2020   |  Source: Eleven Myanmar

Myanmar has earned US$680 million from export of fishery products over the past eight and a half months of this fiscal year, exceeding over US$200 million compared to the same period of last year, according to the Ministry of Commerce. From October 1 to J...

West Bengal: Fisherman dragged away by crocodile June 25, 2020   |  Source: The Week

A fisherman was dragged away by a crocodile into a river in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district on Wednesday, police said. The incident happened in Patharpratima area around 6.30 am when Bishnupada Santra (68) was fishing at Gobdia river, a police of...

Andhra Pradesh: Over 2,000 mechanised boats set to get bio-toilets by Arpit Basu June 25, 2020   |  Source: The Times of India

Over 2,000 mechanised boats in the state are set to be equipped with bio-toilets. The National Fisheries Development Board, under the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana scheme, will finance the initiative. At Rs 30,000 per toilet, the project is estimat...

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