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Kerala: Expedite probe into cage fishing project: GCDA August 04, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2020, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA) is planning to approach the State government for expediting the vigilance probe into the controversial cage fishing project at Mundamveli in West Kochi that caused huge revenue loss. A recent meeting of the ...

Kerala: Seafood exports take a hit by K.A. Martin August 04, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2020, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The 6,000-crore seafood export business in Kerala has taken a hit with the pandemic curbs bringing down fishing activities, closing down fishing harbours and landing centres as well as putting severe restrictions on pre-export processing centres. Fishing ...

Kerala: Proposed shipping corridor near Kollam coast will hurt us, say Kerala fishermen by Haritha John August 04, 2020   |  Source: The News Minute

A recent order by the Indian government to mark a shipping corridor along the Quilon Bank in Kerala’s Kollam has drawn flak from fishermen associations, who say that indigenous fishing communities would lose their livelihood as a result of the proposal....

Tamil Nadu: Work begins to dredge Ennore creek backwaters of fly ash by K.Lakshmi August 04, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2020, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The Water Resources Department has started work to dredge the backwaters of Ennore creek, earlier this month, and mitigate pollution. Layers of fly ash sediments deposited in the backwaters are being removed over the last fortnight. The department is enga...

India: Enrica Lexie Shooting: India, Italy failed us on basic rights, fishermen allege by Mahir Haneef August 04, 2020   |  Source: The Times Of India  | Copyright: 2020 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd

Dependents of a fisherman shot dead by two Italian marines onboard Enrica Lexie and the fishermen who were on the boat have alleged before the Supreme Court that Indian government and Republic of Italy failed to protect their basic human rights. Criminal ...

Odisha: Govt To Promote Cage Culture Fisheries In Hirakud Reservoir August 04, 2020   |  Source: Pragativadi

Odisha has vast fresh water resources extending around 6.84 lakh hectares. During 2019-20, Odisha produced around 8.16 lakh Metric tonnes of fish. The demand and consumption of freshwater fish such as Indian Major Carps and other varieties are ever-increa...

Maldives: Fish exports drop by 12 percent August 04, 2020   |  Source: The Edition

Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA) revealed that fish exports had decreased by 12 percent in the first five months of 2020 compared to the same period last year. As per MMA statistics, 27,000 metric tonnes were exported between January and May 2020 compare...

Bangladesh: Aquaculture success story by Megan Howell August 04, 2020   |  Source: The Fish Site

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Andhra Pradesh: Procure shrimp through MPEDA in Andhra Pradesh, says NaCSA member August 04, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu

National Centre for Sustainable Aquaculture (NaCSA-Kakinada) General Council Member Sykam Bhaskara Rao on Sunday appealed the State government to ensure procurement of shrimp by the Marine Products Exports Development Authority (MPEDA). It is learnt that ...

Assam: Job cards, the sole hope for Assam’s flood-hit by Rahul Karmakar August 04, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu

Goalpara, one of seven aspirational districts in the state, is seeking turnaround from COVID-19 and flood. Dharmeswar Banai of Pub Zira village was one of some 10,000 migrant labourers who returned home in eastern Assam’s Goalpara district, mostly from ...

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