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Maharashtra: Coastal road construction: Aaditya holds meeting, Worli fisherfolk say no resolution yet by Sanjana Bhalerao January 07, 2022   |  Source: The Indian Express  | Copyright: 2022 The Indian Express [P] Ltd.

Two months since the construction of the Coastal Road interchange at Worli was stopped by protesting fishermen, Environment Minister and local MLA Aaditya Thackeray held a virtual meeting with the community on Thursday. Fisheries minister Aslam Shaikh, In...

Kerala: Fishers urge govt to review decision on permit renewal for fishing vessels January 07, 2022   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2022, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Fishers have expressed apprehension over the possibility of thousands of outboard engine vessels going out of business after a proposed Fisheries department inspection of vessel engines on January 16 for issue of fresh permits. According to government cri...

Kerala: ‘Local fishers to be trained in deep sea fishing’ January 07, 2022   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2022 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Fisheries minister Saji Cherian has said that the state will soon give permission for deep sea fishing. The selected fishermen will be trained by the state government. Inaugurating a two-day national seminar at the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean...

Odisha: Protest against greenfield pellet plant in Paradip gains momentum January 07, 2022   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: newindianexpress.com 2022

Discontentment is brewing among a large section of the people in the district against the decision of the government for establishment of the proposed 2×7 MTPA Greenfield Iron Ore Pellet Plant at Paradip. At a public hearing held on Wednesday to garner p...

Sri Lanka: Fishing community excluded from relief package by Amani Nilar January 07, 2022   |  Source: News First

Fishermen allege that the fishing community was excluded from the relief package provided by the Government. The National Organizer of the All Ceylon Fisheries Federation, Ratna Gamage stated that the fishing industry has completely collapsed, while the e...

India: Key concerns at WTO’s 11th Ministerial conference January 06, 2022   |  Source : World Trade Organization  | Copyright: 2022, World Trade Organization

Aggregate measurement of support (AMS) Agriculture is a key issue for India and the majority of its population. But developed country subsidies, in particular the AMS (Aggregate Measurement of Support) are hurting farmers in India. We support the propo...

Andhra Pradesh: Two fishermen leaders held for clashes in Visakhapatnam by Siva G January 06, 2022   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2022 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Coastal police arrested two fishermen leaders for their alleged involvement in setting fishing boats on fire in the Bay of Bengal. Government authorities are now trying to pacify the traditional fishermen and also the ring net fishermen who chased each ot...

Tamil Nadu: Sri Lanka court releases 13 Indian fishermen by Meera Srinivasan January 06, 2022   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2022, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

A Sri Lankan court in the northern Mannar district on Wednesday ordered the release of 13 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu who were in custody following arrest on charges of illegal fishing. “Happy to learn from our lawyer in Mannar that 13 Indian fishe...

Bangladesh: Shrimp exports grow, but so do worries January 06, 2022   |  Source: The Business Standard

Despite the spectre of the Omicron hanging over their heads, shrimp exporters have been all smiles in the first six months of the fiscal year 2021-22 (July-December) as the value of exports have grown by 38.23% compared to the same period last year. Accor...

Bangladesh: Country's seaweed is a goldmine waiting to be tapped: FM January 06, 2022   |  Source: The Independent BD

Bangladesh sees huge commercial potential of marine “Seaweed” and its domestic use reducing import dependency and its subsequent export to global market, according to latest research. The research has identified five industrial applications of certain...

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