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Bangladesh: The women on Bangladesh’s climate front lines by Zakir Hossain Chowdhury November 15, 2021   |  Source: The New Humanitarian

Battered by extreme weather and rising seas, coastal Bangladesh is on the front lines of the climate crisis. But even within inundated communities, not everyone feels the impacts in the same way. The riverside and coastal communities of Khulna district...

Meghalaya: Mawlyndep Village launches Biofloc fish rearing prog November 15, 2021   |  Source: The Shillong Times

A training programme on Biofloc fish rearing technique was organised by the State Fisheries Department in collaboration with the Dorbar Shnong of Mawlyndep in Umsning constituency. A specialised agency from Guwahati, Adventures provided a step by step tra...

India: WTO fishing proposal favours rich nations November 15, 2021   |  Source: Khmer Times

The latest World Trade Organization proposals on ending fishing subsidies are unfair, weak and favour rich nations, an Indian official told AFP on Friday. Governments spend billions of dollars every year subsidising fishing industries that provide a livel...

Goa: Govt to install solar fish dryers November 15, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India

The directorate of fisheries is in the process of installing a solar-powered fish dryer at its sub-office at Old Goa. The eco-friendly device is expected to convert the surplus fish coming in during an over catch into dried fish. Traditionally, fishermen ...

Haryana: Fisheries incubator to support ventures November 15, 2021   |  Source: Daily Pioneer

Traditional fisheries sector in the country is gradually moving towards the path of innovation and entrepreneurship. Latest to join the initiative is the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) which is setting up a dedicated business incubato...

India: How fishing industry could be powered by the sun by Nahla Nainar November 15, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

It was a few years after the 2004 tsunami had struck. Fisherman and YouTuber M Sakthivel, 29, clearly remembers the day when the main street in his shanty in the coastal town of Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, was lit up with five lamp posts powered by solar ene...

India: Government is revamping aquaculture for a ‘blue revolution November 15, 2021   |  Source: Saudi Gazette

All governments, at different points in time, have opted for a revamp in policies geared at increasing agricultural productivity. Mostly, these have included crop yield, animal husbandry and milk production. However, rarely ever has a government formulate...

Gujarat: 20 fishermen to be released by Pakistan today by Mahesh Langa November 15, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

A week after killing an Indian fisherman in a firing in the mid-sea by the Pakistan Marine Security Agency (PMSA) on November 6, Islamabad will release 20 fishermen lodged in Landhi jail in Karachi on Sunday and will hand them over to the Indian authoriti...

India: During monsoon fishing ban, India’s small-scale fishers flounder at the deep end November 12, 2021   |  Source: The Wire

B. Kotesu, a small-scale fisher in Ganjam district, Odisha, is so stricken by poverty that he is unable to apply for a welfare scheme that could potentially help him tide over the monsoon fishing ban. “I can’t afford the relief, as I can’t afford th...

Bangladesh: MC12 and its implication for Bangladesh as a graduating LDC by Ferdaus Ara Begum November 12, 2021   |  Source: The Financial Express

The 12th Ministerial Conference of World Trade Organization (WTO), the highest tier of decision making organ of WTO, is going to be held on November 30-December 3, 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland. The MC12 was supposed to be held in June, 2020 at Kazakhsta...

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