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Pakistan: Inland fisherfolk fear for living as licensing issues rock their boats by Jan Khaskheli January 11, 2021   |  Source: The International News

Though the contract system for fishing in inland waters was replaced with licence system 12 years ago in 2008, there has been no relief for fisherfolk, who continue to face problems at the hands of allegedly non-cooperative as well as corrupt government o...

Myanmar: Tanintharyi govt proposes economic zone for fisheries January 11, 2021   |  Source: Myanmar Times

The Tanintharyi Region Government has submitted a proposal to the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) for the construction of an economic zone focusing on the fisheries industry, including a fish wholesale market, cold-storage facilities and jetties for t...

Goa: Traditional fishermen agree to River Sal desilting with conditions January 11, 2021   |  Source: Herald

The Assolna Velim Cavelossim Betul Traditional Fishermen Association on Sunday finally agreed to the proposed second phase of desilting River Sal’s six-km stretch provided the officials adhered to certain conditions. The decision was arrived at the meet...

Tamil Nadu: Making waves: the hit Indian island radio station leading climate conversations by Meenakshi J January 08, 2021   |  Source: The Guardian

Selvarani Mari is a fisher and seaweed collector who lives on Pamban Island of Tamil Nadu, on the southernmost tip of India. Every day she helps her husband cast the fishing nets, maintains rafts for cultivating seaweed, and dives into the ocean to gather...

Tamil Nadu: Rs77cr sanctioned to make Thengapattanam harbour safer January 08, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India

The government has sanctioned Rs 77 crore for making the Thengapattanam fishing harbour in Kanyakumari district safer for fishermen. The sanction was made after a series of protests by fishermen following the deaths of at least four fishermen at the entra...

India: Fish and animal husbandry can change our economic picture by Priyanka Saurabh January 08, 2021   |  Source: The Avenue Mail

Along with agriculture, livestock farming, dairy, fisheries activities are an integral part of human life since the beginning of civilization. These activities improved the food system and helped in saving livestock. Due to climate and topography, the ani...

Goa: Fisheries dept to keep eye on catching juvenile fish by Nida Sayed January 08, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India

In a major step to ensure fish growth and conservation of the marine ecosystem in the state, the fisheries department has prohibited catching juvenile fish in the state. The department has decided a minimum legal size (MLS) for certain fish variants and h...

Pakistan: NA body concerned over delay in contracting of fishing in Rawl Dam by Kashif Abbasi January 08, 2021   |  Source: Dawn

A parliamentary committee expressed concerns over the overdue expired contract of fishing in Rawal Dam and directed the fisheries department of Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Administration to award the contract within a few weeks to avoid loss to the ...

Maharashtra: Five fishing boats damaged in high tide near Haji Ali by Pratip Acharya January 08, 2021   |  Source: Free Press Journal

Five fishing boats belonging to the members of the Vanchit Macchimar community were damaged on Wednesday due to the high tide of the sea. However members of the community have blamed the civic body and the ongoing coastal road project for their loss. To f...

India and Sri Lanka: Jaishankar Meets Sri Lanka Minister, Discusses Cooperation On Fisheries January 08, 2021   |  Source: Business World

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday met Douglas Devananda, Sri Lanka's Minister of Fisheries during his three-day visit to the country, and reviewed cooperation in a joint working group session on fisheries. "A productive meeting with Fishe...

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