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Kerala: Trouble in the deep September 22, 2016   |  Source: The Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The New Indian Express.

The fisheries sector in the state is facing a crisis due to a huge dip in fish wealth in the recent years. The catch of sardine, a cheap protein-provider to many low-income households, has dwindled considerably and has affected the fishers across Kerala c...

India: Push for Aquaculture as India targets marine products exports worth $5.6 billion in 2016-17 September 22, 2016   |  Source: Business Standard  | Copyright: 2015 Business Standard Private Ltd.

Marine product exports from India are projected to increase nearly 20% to USD 5.6 billion in 2016-17, particularly with strides in aquaculture diversification, quality control, value addition and improved production infrastructure all of which will be dem...

India: Let marines remain in Italy till jurisdiction is established: Government to Supreme Court by Utkarsh Anand September 22, 2016   |  Source: The Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016 The Indian Express [P] Ltd.

The government Tuesday told the Supreme Court it has no objection if the two Italian marines, who allegedly killed a couple of fishermen off Kerala coast in 2012, are allowed to remain in Italy until India’s jurisdiction to try them is decided. Respondi...

Myanmar: Almost 1.3 million child labourers in Myanmar: survey by Pyae Thet Phyo September 22, 2016   |  Source: Myanmar Times  | Copyright: 2016 The Myanmar Times.

The Myanmar Labour Force, Child Labour and School to Work Transition Survey 2015 was released yesterday in Nay Pyi Taw. More than 10 percent of the nation’s minors, or 1,278,909 children, are employed across the informal and informal sectors, including ...

Bangladesh: Bangladesh invites India’s chief justice to judicial meet on environment, climate change September 22, 2016   |  Source: bdnews24.com

Dhaka will host the conference on Nov 25 and 26, the foreign ministry said. Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha has extended the invitation to Thakur. Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali handed over a letter to the chief justice on Tuesd...

West Bengal: Fish Landing Centre comes up at Guptapara September 21, 2016   |  Source: The Echo of India  | Copyright: Echo of India

At a simple function held at the Fish Landing Centre premises, the Lt Governor lighted the traditional oil lamp and unveiled the plaque marking the inauguration of the Centre. Soon after inauguration, the Lt Governor also inspected the Fish Landing Centre...

Bangladesh: Fisheries department releases fingerlings of fishes in Gaibandha waterbodies September 21, 2016   |  Source: The Financial Express  | Copyright: 2016. All rights reserved

A good quantity of fingerlings of various fishes worth of Tk 0.87 million was released at the waterbodies of the district over a couple of weeks to enhance fish production. Office sources said Department of Fisheries took an initiative to release fingerli...

Pakistan: Sindh government shows reservations on proposed deep sea fishing policy September 21, 2016   |  Source : The International News  | Copyright: 2016 THIRD-PARTY ADVERTISEMENT POLICY

The Sindh government believes that after the enforcement of 18th Constitutional amendment the fisheries sector exclusively pertains to the provincial government, therefore it is competent enough to issue fishing licenses and regulate fishing operations be...

Kerala: Kerala Swatantra Matsyathozhilali Federation releases latest issue of Alakal September 21, 2016   |  Source: http://www.alakal.net/  | Copyright: 2014 KSMTF

The official journal of Kerala Independent Fish workers Federation named as Alakal, fortnightly, started publication in 1985. The September issue is available online at: http://www.alakal.net/September%20alakal%202016.pdf

India: ICSF releases latest edition of Yemaya September 21, 2016   |  Source: http://www.icsf.net/en/yemaya.html  | Copyright: 2016 ICSF All Rights Reserved.

The International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF) has just released the latest edition of its popular fisheries publication -Yemaya, its newsletter on gender and fisheries. The latest edition of Yemaya, ICSF's newsletter on gender and fis...

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