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Kerala: Fishers on the warpath against boat licence fee hike July 30, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Incensed by a ten-fold hike in the licence fee for fishing boats, major fishermen’s associations are planning to launch a Statewide agitation next week.“This unfair hike comes at a time when fish workers have been hit hard by the depletion of fish res...

Bangladesh: Relief crisis deepens as government in denial by Emran Hossain July 30, 2019   |  Source: New Age Bangladesh  | Copyright: 2019 Media New Age Limited or its affiliated companies

Amid reports of inadequate relief distribution leaving many half-fed or unfed in flood affected districts across the country, state minister for disaster management and relief Enamur Rahman said on Sunday that flood victims did not want relief. ‘Flood v...

Karnataka: ‘Effective implementation of fishing laws needed' by Ashwani Kumar July 30, 2019   |  Source: Deccan Herald

The state government is likely to introduce an amendment to Karnataka Marine (Fishing) Regulation Act 1986. A draft is being prepared in this regard, said Fisheries Department, Bengaluru, Director Ramakrishna. He was delivering the presidential address du...

Maharashtra: State records 22.5% drop in fish catch at ports: Scientists by Sanjana Bhalerao July 30, 2019   |  Source: The Indian Express

The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) raised a red flag over the fishing industry in the state, pointing to a steep decline in fish landings in Maharashtra, West Bengal and Karnataka. Fish landings refer to the portion of fish catch that...

Bangladesh: Modern fish farming technologies shaping the cultivation July 30, 2019   |  Source: The Daily Star

Just as there are environmental crisis, climate change and other things affecting us all the way through, the need to increase the quality of food, production and reducing the costs along with including better technology in farming sector is quite signifi...

Bangladesh and Myanmar: Tons of illegal catfish products from Bangladesh, Myanmar recalled July 30, 2019   |  Source: Food Safety News  | Copyright: 2019, Marler Clark

More than 76,025 pounds of catfish products that were imported from Bangladesh and Myanmar, which are ineligible to export such products to the United States, are under recall in nine states. Premium Foods USA Inc. of Woodside, NY, reported the catfish pr...

Myanmar: Special Report - The 2018 FAO/WFP Agriculture and Food Security Mission to Rakhine State, Myanmar, 12 July 2019 July 30, 2019   |  Source: Relief Web

Highlights Agriculture and fisheries - Agricultural production throughout Rakhine State is generally constrained by a number of structural issues, such as inadequate access to land, low productivity, shortages of casual labour, limited credit availabi...

India: Potential of marine fishery resources in India estimated at 5.31 million metric tonnes July 30, 2019   |  Source: IIFL  | Copyright: IIFL Securities Ltd.

The potential of marine fishery resources available in India's jurisdictional waters is estimated at 5.31 million metric tonnes. Against this potential, the production from marine fisheries in 2018-19 has been estimated as 3.714 million metric tonnes (pro...

Myanmar: Aquatic life faces extinction as upstream dams leave Mekong River dry July 26, 2019   |  Source: Eleven Myanmar  | Copyright: 2019 Eleven Media Group Co., Ltd

The Mekong River’s extremely low level of water caused by upstream hydropower dam projects has triggered the death of masses of fish and heightened the risk of mass extinction of aquatic life in the entire Mekong River Basin, environmental experts highl...

Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura: Local trade between India and Bangladesh in the Meghna Basin July 26, 2019   |  Source: Thethirdpole.net

With the declaration of river Barak as National Waterway-16 (NW-16) by the Inland Waterways Authority of India, the navigational prospects of the Meghna river system have come to limelight. The Meghna basin, fed by a number of rivers originating in the hi...

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