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Andhra Pradesh: Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) creates digital database of aqua farmers September 27, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

In a major initiative to align the marine industry to the Centre's ambitious 'Digital India' programme, the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) presented to the Andhra Pradesh government a digital list of the state's farmers in the aqua s...

Telangana: K. Chandrasekhar Rao says delay in dam work led to flooding by K. M. DAYASHANKAR September 27, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Alleging that the delay in the construction of Mid Manair Dam (MMD) by contractors led to the breach of the earth dam, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao cancelled the the contract and ordered fresh tendering process for MMD work. The Chief Min...

India: New publication from ICSF is available online September 27, 2016   |  Source: ICSF

Implementation of SSF Guidelines: Towards the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-scale Fisheries in the context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication Any meaningful discussion of ssf today must include an under...

Andhra Pradesh: Seafood exporters want agriculture status for fisheries September 27, 2016   |  Source: The Hans India  | Copyright: 2016 Hyderabad Media House Limited/The Hans India.

Granting agriculture status to aquaculture sector and exempting seafood from the proposed GST bill are the key demands Seafood Exporters Association of India (SEAI) raised at the 20th India International Seafood Show that concluded here on Sunday. Marine ...

Bangladesh: Bangladesh becomes Chair of Delta Coalition September 26, 2016   |  Source: The Daily Star  | Copyright: 2016 / thedailystar.net

Bangladesh has become the Chair of the Delta Coalition as the Netherlands formally handed over the chairmanship to it. The chairmanship was handed over to Bangladesh Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali by the Special Envoy for International Water Affairs of t...

Pakistan: Fishing firms seek new policy as sector slows by Parvaiz Ishfaq Rana September 26, 2016   |  Source: Dawn  | Copyright: Dawn, 2016

Local fishing companies are urging the government to revisit the existing fishing policy or come up with a new one as soon as possible to save marine resources and get rid of low-quality imports. They allege that marine resources are under threat because ...

Pakistan: Projects to curb seafood smuggling to Afghanistan September 26, 2016   |  Source : The International News  | Copyright: The News International, 2016

Four new development projects are being implemented in order to enhance seafood exports and curb smuggling of seafood to Afghanistan and other countries from Peshawar, sources at the commerce ministry said on Saturday. The projects, they said, included es...

India: While raising Indus, India must not forget China by Dipanjan Roy Chaudhury September 26, 2016   |  Source: The Economic Times  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Calls for the abrogation of the 50-year-old Indus Water Treaty (IWT) may be a naive and irrational reaction given that the treaty has many stakeholders besides India and Pakistan and any unilateral tinkering could have implications to water sharing arrang...

India: Marine products to get benefits under Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS); agencies for aquaculture & fisheries to be set up in coastal states September 26, 2016   |  Source: knnIndia  | Copyright: 2015 KNN India.

After the announcement that the marine products would get benefits under the Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS), Commerce & Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said agencies for aquaculture and fisheries would be set up in all coastal states. W...

India: 'India's seafood export target distinctly attainable' September 26, 2016   |  Source: Deccan Herald  | Copyright: 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd.

A Jayathilak, Chairman of Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), said seafood exports have been increasing at a rate of 20-22% during the last seven to eight years despite the recessionary trend in global markets. “We have bucked the rece...

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