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Pakistan: Balochistan govt bans illegal fishing trawlers at Gwadar December 08, 2021   |  Source: Pakistan Observer

Chief Minister Balochistan Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has directed the provincial government to ban illegal fishing trawlers while the fisheries department and other agencies have been stepped up patrolling to curb illegal trawling at the Gwadar’s waters. Acc...

Pakistan: Karachi-based fishermen go on strike against Balochistan govt December 08, 2021   |  Source: Business Recorder  | Copyright: Business Recorder, 2021

Dozens of fishermen staged a protest after Balochistan government officially got two boats from Karachi confiscated and crew members convicted into one year prison with a fine of Rs300,000. The fishermen displayed banners with several demands. “It is a ...

Bangladesh: 20 people missing after fishing boat capsizes December 08, 2021   |  Source: 5 Dariya News

At least 20 people were reported missing after their fishing vessel capsized in Bangladesh amid the cyclonic storm Jawad, an official said on Tuesday, adding that search operations were underway."The vessel carrying 21 fishermen capsized in the Bay of Ben...

Odisha: Pilot project on fish in nutrition programme caught in red-tape December 08, 2021   |  Source: Orissa Post

The Odisha government’s plan to introduce indigenous small fish in the supplementary nutrition programme for children, pregnant and nursing women and adolescent girls as part of a pilot project in Mayurbhanj district is caught in red-tape and yet to ta...

Kerala: 45 percent of coastline facing erosion December 08, 2021   |  Source: Kaumudi Online

A study conducted by the National Center for Coastal Research (NCCR) has found that 45 per cent of the coastline of Kerala is subject to varying degrees of erosion for over two and a half decades. The shocking fact was mentioned in the National Shore Line...

Bangladesh: Blue Economy and the opening of new horizons by Tamanna Islam December 08, 2021   |  Source: Modern Diplomacy  | Copyright: 2021 Modern Diplomacy

The sea is called the lungs of the earth. The land beneath the sea is a world full of diversity and abundance of life. Professor Gunter Pauli, an Australian citizen, gave the first idea of ??the huge economic potential. In 2010, at the invitation of the U...

Kerala: Boat owners seek govt. intervention in licence renewal issue December 08, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The Fisheries department, which notified life span for fishing vessels of various makes about six months ago, has come under criticism from boat owners for the department move on renewing licences for 12-year-old wooden vessels, 15-year-old steel boats an...

India: CIFT to collaborate with Norway for fuel transition in seafood sector December 08, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The Kochi based ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT) has been awarded a project on Future Refrigeration in India for spearheading the fuel transition in seafood sector. The project named ‘Indee+’ assumes significance especially at a t...

Tamil Nadu: Plastic-oil-fueled boats deplete the government's coffers by Susmita Modak December 08, 2021   |  Source: The Hans India  | Copyright: 2021 Hyderabad Media House Limited/The Hans India.

The district's fishing economy is mostly unaffected by the soaring price of diesel, which is affecting the transportation sector. The explanation is that most of the fishermen have shifted to readily available Waste Plastic Pyrolysis Oil (WPPO), also know...

Gujarat: Relief package announced for fishermen December 08, 2021   |  Source: Daiji World  | Copyright: 2001 - 2021. Daijiworld Media Pvt Ltd.,

The Gujarat government on Tuesday announced a relief package of Rs 265 lakh for the damages suffered by the fishermen in the state's Amreli and Gir Somnath districts recently due to heavy winds. The decision was taken during a cabinet meeting chaired by G...

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