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Bangladesh: Improving disaster management by Helal Uddin Ahmed January 08, 2021   |  Source: The Financial Express

Natural disasters in Bangladesh and the losses accruing as a result have increased in recent years due to the adverse impacts of climate change. In fact, Bangladesh occupied seventh position in global ranking and stood third among the countries most hit b...

Tamil Nadu: TN Fire and Rescue Services commandos rescue fishermen in Chennai by Vivek Narayanan January 07, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu

It was a scene right out of a movie, when a six-member team of the Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services (TRNFRS) marine commandos swam into the sea and rescued four fishermen who fell into the water after their boat capsized, on Wednesday morning. On Wedne...

Tamil Nadu: Expert Appraisal Committee defers Pulicat lake wall proposal, seeks more details by T.K. Rohit January 07, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu

The Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of the Environment Ministry has directed a sub-committee to visit the coastal stretch of Pulicat lake where the Department of Fisheries, Tamil Nadu, has proposed two training walls for permanent stability for the bar m...

Goa: Shrimp, mussel & fresh water fish farming can offset tourism, mining losses: CPIE January 07, 2021   |  Source: UNI India

Organized shrimp, mussel and fresh water fish farming in the interiors of Goa or in Goan villages can more than offset the losses caused to local businesses and villagers due to the slump in tourism caused due to Covid pandemic and the closure of the mini...

Bangladesh: Frozen fish exporters seek 20 per cent cash incentive by Arafat Ara January 07, 2021   |  Source: The Financial Express

The country's frozen fish exporters have sought 20 per cent cash incentive on their export earnings as the sector is going through a critical time due to the coronavirus pandemic. To this effect, the Bangladesh Frozen Foods Exporters Association (BFFEA) f...

Bangladesh: No water, no life January 07, 2021   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune

Teesta river was once packed to the rafters with fish, enough to sustain the villages on its banks. Ever since the Indian government erected the Gajoldoba barrage on the upstream in 1996, the portion of the Teesta river in Bangladesh has become parched fo...

Myanmar: Over 3,000 Myanmar migrant workers stage a protest in Mahachai by YIN MYO THU January 07, 2021   |  Source: Eleven Myanmar

More than 3,000 Myanmar migrant workers in Mahachai are staging a protest as over 30 Myanmar workers being infected with COVID-19 are discharged from hospital, said Khaing Gyi, Chairman of Aid Alliance Committee (AAC). Thai authorities placed a 14-day loc...

West Bengal: Sundarbans: Cooperative Society Aims for 3-crop Pattern as Barrier for Natural Calamities by Sandip Chakraborty January 07, 2021   |  Source: News Click

Gosaba, West Bengal: Following the footsteps of Sir Daniel Hamilton, who in 1902 had started the cooperative movement in the Sundarbans, various cooperative societies including the Tagore Society for Rural Development of Rangabelia in West Bengal’s Gosa...

Assam: Farmers take up climate-smart aquaculture in abandoned lands by Sumir Karmakar January 07, 2021   |  Source: Deccan Herald

When Karmeswar Deka, a farmer in Bogibari village situated on the outskirts of Guwahati in Assam, decided to dig a pond in his 3 bigha (roughly 1 acre) derelict land in 2007, he was hopeful of a good additional income. He, however, was not aware that the...

Gujarat: Surat collector directs farm owners to demolish illegal shrimp ponds January 06, 2021   |  Source: News Deal

Surat District Collector Dr Dhaval Patel on Friday directed farm owners to demolish illegal shrimp ponds at 14 villages of Olpad taluka. The district collector added that the farm owners might be booked underneath Gujarat Land Grabbing Act 2020 in the eve...

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