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Indian Marine Fisheries Regulation and Management bill 2019 is available online August 05, 2019   |  Source: dof.gov.in/sites/default/filess/BILL.pdf

Indian Marine Fisheries contributes to the food security, nutrition, poverty alleviation, trade and livelihoods of fishermen. Considering India’s commitment to various international agreements towards ensuring sustainable fisheries the EEZ and in line ...

India: Climate change hits the oceans by Kota Sriraj August 02, 2019   |  Source: The Pioneer  | Copyright: 2019 The Pioneer

Oceans of the world have so far withstood the onslaught of climate change but the increasing vulnerability of fisheries to climate change has put food security at risk. Millions of people in India and abroad depend on the high seas for their livelihood bu...

India: Give rivers more space: To avoid frequent flooding havoc, India must regulate construction on floodplains by Vaishnavi Chandrashekhar August 02, 2019   |  Source: Times of India  | Copyright: 2019 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Last week, the Ulhas River on the outskirts of Mumbai burst its banks, swamping the land around it, including local housing estates, and stranding the passengers of the Mahalaxmi Express. The flood should not have surprised anyone: Much of the region’s ...

Bangladesh: Floods have badly damaged the banks of at least 34,534 ponds, dighis and 7,887.65 hectares of fish farms by Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan and Emran Hossain August 02, 2019   |  Source: New Age Bangladesh  | Copyright: 2019 Media New Age Limited or its affiliated companies

The devastating floods have damaged standing crops worth Tk 1153 crore affecting at least 6, 53,452 farmers in 31 districts, according to the Department of Agricultural Extension. Heavy rains together with onrush of waters from upstream India since the 1s...

Myanmar: MFF warns fish farmers of floods August 02, 2019   |  Source: Eleven Myanmar  | Copyright: 2019 Eleven Media Group Co., Ltd.

Fish farmers need to make necessary preparations for fish lakes as there may be floods in August, said Win Kyaing, General Secretary of Myanmar Fishery Federation (MFF). As the water levels of Chindwin and Ayeyawady Rivers in the upper Myanmar are rising,...

Pakistan: Hopes high for bumper catch: new fishing season begins today by ANWAR KHAN August 02, 2019   |  Source: Business Recorder  | Copyright: Business Recorder, 2019

Pakistan is starting its new fishing season from Aug 1, as fishermen hope for a 'bumper crop' to haul all shrimp species with the high-priced export quality fish in the wake of heavy monsoon downpour. Authorities have also started issuing credentials to f...

India: Can creation of separate ministries of animal husbandry, dairies and fisheries bring fresh momentum in growth? by Anjani Kumar August 02, 2019   |  Source: Financial Express

The creation of a separate ministerial portfolio for animal husbandry, dairying and fisheries for the first time by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his second term has aroused interest amongst enthusiasts in the agricultural policy space. With the dominan...

India: Expert for cut in use of antibiotics in aquaculture August 02, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Over 10 major aqua exporters take part in a seminar: Narayan Pillai, deputy director (retired), Export Inspection Council, New Delhi, has stressed the need for reducing the use of antibiotics in aquaculture. He was addressing an aqua seminar by the ITC-AB...

Maldives: President Solih submits 'Fisheries Bill' to Parliament by Ahmed Aiham August 02, 2019   |  Source: The Edition  | Copyright: 2019 The Edition

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, on Tuesday, submitted a 'Fisheries Bill' to the Parliament. According to President's Office, the fisheries sector is one of the most important policy areas of the current administration, with a close identification with Ma...

India and Bangladesh: Needed: A trilateral pact on the Brahmaputra river by Nilanthi Samaranayake August 01, 2019   |  Source: Hindustan Times  | Copyright: HT Media Limited

The recent flooding of the Brahmaputra, and China’s sharing of satellite data showing flooded districts in Assam has brought attention to the need for better management of this important river basin by China, India, and Bangladesh. The Brahmaputra is th...

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