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Tamil Nadu: A mobile app to help monitor plastics in a marine environment by K. Lakshmi March 13, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu

Now, smart phone users who want to contribute to the environment may help by recording plastics seen in the ocean. The National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) and National Centre for Coastal Research have recently launched ‘Marplasts’, a mobile ...

Sri Lanka: Norway-Sri Lanka diplomacy: Trade beyond aid as a pragmatic approach for future collaboration by Srimal Fernando and Mizly Nizar March 13, 2019   |  Source: http://www.ft.lk/opinion/Norway-Sri-Lanka-diplomacy--Trade-beyond-aid-as-a-pragmatic-approach-for-future-collaboration/14-674512

Sri Lanka-Norway diplomatic relations have entered a dynamic new phase with strengthened ties and bilateral cooperation between the two nations. Prior to 2009, during the civil war between the Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) and the Liberation Tigers of T...

Bangladesh: Fish exports fetched $514m in FY 2017-18 March 13, 2019   |  Source: Daily Industry

State Minister for Fisheries and Livestock Md Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru told the parliament yesterday that Bangladesh earned about US$ 514 million of foreign exchange by exporting fish and fisheries items during the fiscal 2017-18. “In fiscal 2017-18, ...

Bangladesh: 14 rivers in Dinajpur dry up due to lack of dredging March 13, 2019   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune

Fourteen small and large rivers – including Atrai, Karatoya, Kakra, Punarbhaba and Dhepa – flow through Dinajpur. However, almost all of them are vanishing due to lack of dredging, unrestrained river grabbers and illegal establishments. The riverbeds...

Maharashtra: As Mumbai's coastal reclamation begins, artisanal fishers fight for their livelihood by Shweta Wagh and Hussain Indorewala March 12, 2019   |  Source: The Wire

It is fishing season in Mumbai but the artisan fishers of Worli Koliwada have no choice but to stay at home. “They have stopped us from casting our nets,” complains a distraught Nitesh Patil, as we set out in a small boat from Cleveland Bunder in Worl...

West Bengal: Forums write to Agri and Farmers Welfare ministry to regulate number of trawlers at sea March 12, 2019   |  Source: Millennium Post

Various fishermen' organisations in the state have voiced their protest against indiscriminate approval of marine fishing boat registration leading to destruction of the ecological balance in the sea and the livelihoods of the small-scale fishermen in the...

Pakistan: Why our fisheries are underperforming by Amin Ahmed March 12, 2019   |  Source: Dawn

Aquaculture is one of the fastest-growing food sectors worldwide. Global demand for fish products has been growing at more than nine per cent a year. But in Pakistan, aquaculture — centred in Sindh — is dominated by low-value, low-productivity carp pr...

India: Can the Western Indian Ocean region be a game changer for India? by ABHISHEK MISHRA and GAYATHRI IYER March 12, 2019   |  Source: ORF Online

Recent years have witnessed the hitherto neglected and understudied dimension of maritime power acquire salience in academic and policy circles in India. Also, it is only in the last few years that Africa as a collective entity, has come to realise the im...

Kerala: Strategic plan to revive flood-hit fisheries sector by Dileep V Kumar March 12, 2019   |  Source: The New Indian Express

A Kerala State Strategic Plan is on the anvil to give thrust to the fisheries sector that is slowly recovering from the double whammy of Ockhi and floods. The plan that envisions sustainable development of the sector with a three-phased approach also aims...

World News: World development report 2020 - Global value chains: Trading for development March 12, 2019   |  Source: World Bank

The world is, and always has been, interconnected. But the degree of country interdependence we are witnessing now is unprecedented. Cross-national transactions are fundamentally different, both qualitatively and quantitatively, from when the last World D...

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