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Bangladesh: Rising tides of suffering by Sharif Jamil October 06, 2021   |  Source: Chatham House  | Copyright: Chatham House, 2021

Two-thirds of Bangladesh is less than five metres above sea level. It is part of the world’s largest active delta that discharges the mighty Ganges and Brahmaputra river systems into the Bay of Bengal. The vital role it played in historical British trad...

Jammu and Kashmir: Govt helps unemployed youth in Handwara set up fish farms under PMMSY scheme October 06, 2021   |  Source: ANI News

The Fisheries Department of the Jammu and Kashmir government is helping the unemployed youth of the Handwara area of the Kupwara district in the Union Territory to set up their own fish farms under the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY).PMMSY is...

Pakistan: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is constructing about 380 trout fish farms mostly in Malakand and Hazara October 06, 2021   |  Source: The Nation  | Copyright: 2021 Nawaiwaqt Group

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is constructing about 380 trout fish farms mostly in Malakand and Hazara divisions to increase meat production in the province. The Fisheries Department’s officials on Monday said that 287 trout fish farms are being constru...

Andhra Pradesh: Nizampatnam fishing harbour to be developed with Rs 450 crores October 06, 2021   |  Source: The Hans India  | Copyright: 2021 Hyderabad Media House Limited/The Hans India.

The State government has decided to develop Nizampatnam fishing harbour at a cost of Rs 450 crore during the second phase expansion The officials will start the work on October 8. First they will start sea mouth strengthening work. The sea mouth will be s...

Assam: Launches app 'Fishwaale', India's first e-fish market by Bikash Singh October 06, 2021   |  Source: The Economic Times  | Copyright: 2021 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Assam launched App Fishwaale, India's first e-fish market. Minister for Fisheries, Environment and Forest and Excise, Parimal Suklabaidya launched an App. Launching the App developed by Aqua Blue Global Aquaculture Solutions Pvt. Ltd. in collaboration wit...

Manipur: Aggressive push for ADB's Manipur ring road project leads to 'forced' eviction threats by Jiten Yumnam October 05, 2021   |  Source: Counterview

The health and social crisis unfolding amid the Covid-19 pandemic situation during 2020 and 2021 in Manipur is also accompanied with aggressive push for large infrastructure and energy projects in Manipur, such as the Imphal Town Ring Road project finance...

Assam: Largest wetland shrinks, fishers are staring at an uncertain future by Aatreyee Dhar October 05, 2021   |  Source: Scroll

When the night’s darkness descends over the waters of Son Beel, the largest wetland in Assam and the second largest in Asia, Rotish Das, 33, sets out to catch fish in his boat. He fishes in the placid expanse of Son Beel through the night and sells his ...

Special issue on Artisanal and Small-Scale Fisheries and Aquaculture October 05, 2021   |  Source: Springer  | Copyright: 2021 Springer Nature

Submission deadline: 31 March 2022 Guest Editors: John Kurien and Renato Silvano Background and Scope The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2022 the International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture (IYAFA 2022), an important r...

Andhra Pradesh: 177 sq.km around Coringa declared Eco-Sensitive Zone October 05, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change has declared 177.30 square kilometres surrounding the Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary (CWS) as an Eco-Sensitive Zone (ESZ) in order to protect the sanctuary and its ecosystem from future threats in the Go...

Tamil Nadu: Fishermen back home after 19 months in Iranian jail October 05, 2021   |  Source: Daily Thanthi Next  | Copyright: 2021, Daily Thanthi.

The fishermen - Albert Ravi, Dynas, Godwin Jon Weldon, Arockia Ligin, joseph Beski, Jesudas, Sahaya Vijay, Michael Adimai, and Wellington - were working for a Kuwait-based fishing group and while fishing, had been arrested by the Iranian Coast Guard for e...

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