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Andhra Pradesh: These women dictate terms in fish trade by T. Appala Naidu September 27, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

These seven women have shattered another glass ceiling. With their distinctive skills, they have created a unique identity for themselves and dictate terms in the domestic trade of the fish catch that arrives in the Kakinada harbour. Conquering another ma...

Kerala: Coastal security awareness drive launched in Kannur September 27, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

A team from the office of the Naval Officer-in-Charge (Kerala) started a two-day Coastal Security Awareness Campaign (CSAC) in Kannur district on Thursday. The CSAC in Kannur district was formally inaugurated at the fishing harbour, Thalai, and later in t...

India: Chile set to expand preferential trade, explore possibility of a free trade pact by Amiti Sen September 27, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line

India hopes to export more generic drugs and textiles to Chile while the South American country wants to increase its exports of fish, oats, fruits, industrial products and chemicals, as the two have formally exchanged the terms of reference for expanding...

Kerala: Saving his Kadalamma: A Kerala fisherman’s lone crusade to clean up the sea by Haritha John September 27, 2019   |  Source: The News Minute

It was almost a year ago that Priyesh Maliyekkal, a 32-year-old fisherman from the coastal village of Azhiyur in Kozhikode district, got a class assignment from his teacher at the 10th grade equivalency class to write about an environmental issue. It was ...

Odisha: CIFA’s nano-based drugs to boost fish growth September 27, 2019   |  Source: New Indian Express

The Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (CIFA) has developed two nano-based formulations for cultured fish to improve their growth and disease resistance. The formulations are Nanox, an antibiofouling for wound healing and Zinc-Selenium Nanoplus f...

Sri Lanka: Wields mangroves, its tsunami shield, against climate change by Dilrukshi September 27, 2019   |  Source: Mongabay  | Copyright: 2019 Copyright Conservation news

About 140 kilometers (87 miles) south of Colombo, the Sri Lankan capital, lies the coastal town of Koggala, named after a picturesque lake and identified with author Martin Wickremasinghe, who lived there and wrote his famous children’s novel Madol Doow...

Meghalaya: Experts point out potential of cage culture in Umiam reservoir September 27, 2019   |  Source: The Sentinel  | Copyright: 2019 OMEGA PRINTERS AND PUBLISHERS PVT. LTD

A stakeholder consultation-cum-training programme on ‘Cage Culture in Umiam Reservoir, Meghalaya’ was organized by ICAR-CIFRI, Regional Centre, Guwahati, in collaboration with Fisheries Division of ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam at Umniuh...

Andhra Pradesh: Centre urged to ensure release of 15 fishermen from Pakistan jail September 26, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu

Union Minister of State for Animal Husbandry Pratap Chandra Sarangi to take up with the Ministry concerned the issue of early release of the 15 poor fishermen from Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts, who have been languishing in Pakistan jail since Nov...

India: Tax on fish meal may impact seafood sector from October September 26, 2019   |  Source: Economic Times

While GST exemption granted for fish meal till this month-end has brought relief to the fisheries sector, its levy from October could hit the seafood industry as the product is a key ingredient in shrimp and fish feed. Shrimp is the major item in the seaf...

World News: Private sector not dependable to achieve SDGs: UNCTAD September 26, 2019   |  Source: Down to Earth

The world can’t depend on the private sector to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 owing to its high level of debt, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) latest report. The Trade and Development ...

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