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Pakistan: Fishermen’s Cooperative Society elections to be held on June 18, 2022 September 07, 2021   |  Source: Pakistan Oberver

Director General Culture Sindh and Fishermen’s Cooperative Society Election Officer Abdul Aleem Lashari has announced to hold Fishermen’s Cooperative Society elections on June 18. An important meeting was held at Karachi Fish Harbor on Wednesday. The ...

Sri Lanka: Rs, 216.5 million paid as compensation to fishermen who lost income due to Express Pearl fire September 07, 2021   |  Source: Colombo Page

The Ministry of Fisheries has provided Rs. 216.5 million to the relevant District Secretariats to pay as compensation to 12,111 fishing vessel owners and fishermen in the Colombo, Gampaha and Kalutara districts who lost their livelihoods due to the burnin...

Bangladesh: Flood damages croplands in northern, central districts September 07, 2021   |  Source: New Age BD

Flood caused by flashy rivers across the border in India has started to recede after damaging crop lands and fisheries in many northern and central districts in the past two weeks. In Gaibandha, standing crops, including T-Aman paddy, Aman seed beds and s...

World News: Land, freshwater species in Asia-Pacific impacted by plastic pollution: UN Study September 07, 2021   |  Source: Down to Earth

Plastic pollution had impacted land and freshwater species in the Asia-Pacific region, in addition to marine species, a new study by the United Nations showed August 31, 2021. Land and freshwater species were hugely under-represented in studies on the imp...

Andhra Pradesh: Chandrababu Naidu urges fishermen to restore full fishing rights by Shruti Wilson September 07, 2021   |  Source: News Track Live

Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday urged Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to withdraw GO 217 and restore full right to fishermen societies across the state to catch fish on tanks, canals and reservoirs. The financial situation was in danger. Those dependent o...

World News: WTO resumes negotiations on fisheries subsidies; agreed text should be ready by December September 07, 2021   |  Source: Merco Press

World Trade Organization country members resumed this month fisheries subsidies negotiations following the August break and the chair of the rounds Ambassador Santiago Wills from Colombia said the objective was to produce a clean text on fisheries subsidy...

Tamil Nadu: Coast Guard vessel hits fishing boat, claim TN fishermen September 07, 2021   |  Source: Outlook India

Two fishermen from Vedaranyam in Nagapattinam district sustained injuries as a Coast Guard vessel allegedly hit their fishing boat. The injured fishermen returned to the shore on Tuesday morning. While the Coast Guard in Chennai said that an investigation...

Gujarat: Tauktae relief package ignores everyday realities of migrant fisherfolk by Arvind Khuman, Ashish Vasava, Gatha G. Namboothiri, Jagruti Joshi, Jaynil Kuhad, Katira Mansingh, Minaxi Patel, Santu, Shobhini Vora and Tanvi Singh September 07, 2021   |  Source: The Wire

Cyclone Tauktae wreaked havoc on the coast of Gujarat, among other Indian states and Union Territories, in May of this year. The initial estimated loss to the state’s fishing industry stands pegged at Rs 160 crore, while experts expect the actual loss i...

Lakshadweep Islands: Launches seaweed farming units in nine inhabited islands September 07, 2021   |  Source: Hindustan Times

The initiative is in line with a study conducted by the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute which found immense potential for quality seaweeds in pollution-free lagoons for high-end utilisation like pharmaceuticals, food and nutraceuticals. After ...

Andhra Pradesh: Auction of fish tanks to benefit fishermen: Minister Appalaraju September 07, 2021   |  Source: The Hans India

Minister for Fisheries and Dairy Development S Appalaraju said that the State government issued orders to auction the fish tanks to free them from the hands of some middlemen. The Minister said that over 582 tanks were present in the State and the governm...

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