ICSFDC News Alerts

Per Page
Pakistan: Fishermen to get soft loans under Kamyab Jawan Programme: Dar September 18, 2020   |  Source: Business Recorder

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Youth Affairs, Muhammad Usman Dar Thursday said the government would provide soft loans to fishermen under the Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme (YES) of Kamyab Jawan Programme for boosting fisheries sector. I...

Odisha: Seeks Rs 1100cr Centre Assistance For Floods September 18, 2020   |  Source: Odisha News Insight

Odisha has sought Rs 1100 crore assistance for Centre due to the floods that wreaked havoc in the state. A Central team was in the state to assess the damage caused due floods. After their review, they met with senior officials of the Odisha Government in...

Andhra Pradesh: Centre vows support to 8 fishing harbours in State September 18, 2020   |  Source: The Hans India

The Central government assured that it would support the eight fishing harbours proposed to be built in the state, according to industries minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy. Addressing a press conference at Mangalagiri on Thursday, Goutham Reddy said Union ...

Maharastra: Mumbai Port Trust Will Take Steps To Upgrade Oil Spill Contingency Plans For Mumbai And JNPT September 18, 2020   |  Source: Mumbai Live

Authorities from the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) are said to be working on upgrading its oil spill contingency plans in the wake of the disastrous oil spill off the coast of Mauritius in August, considered the country’s worst ecological disaster. Officials...

India: Small shrimp prices rebound in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh to follow once harvests end September 18, 2020   |  Source: Undercurrent News

In contrast to the sharp drop seen in the chief Indian vannamei shrimp farming state of Andhra Pradesh this month, prices for smaller shrimp in the state of Gujarat have been continuing to rise since the start of September. As reported by Undercurrent...

Bangladesh: 22-day ban on catching, selling hilsa begins in Oct September 18, 2020   |  Source: Prothom Alo

A 22-day ban on catching, selling, hoarding and transporting of hilsa will come into effect from 14 October. The ban will be effective until 4 November, said a handout from the fisheries and livestock ministry on Thursday, reports UNB. This is the peak pe...

Dialogue 11: Covid 19 - 10,000 Years of Winter Fisheries Endangered: Responses From the Polar North and Why Do They Matter in Global South September 18, 2020   |  Source: Global Tapestry of Alternatives

In this session, Tero Mustonen, a fisherman from Finland, will first explain, how transformative climate change is at present to cryosphere (snow-ice) based cultures, lifestyles and professions, like winter fisheries. Secondly, by reviewing the Landscape ...

Bangladesh: Aquaculture opens doors and improves livelihoods for youth September 17, 2020   |  Source: Feed The Future

Youth engagement in aquaculture is higher in Bangladesh compared to other agricultural sub-sectors, such as crop, livestock, and forestry, due to high profitability. Aquaculture is a major source of food and livelihoods in Bangladesh, and attracting young...

Myanmar: Commercial fishing resumes in Myanmar after three-month ban September 17, 2020   |  Source: Myanmar Times

Commercial fishing in Myanmar has resumed after a three-month ban for the fish breeding season, a senior agricultural official said. U Tun Lwin, deputy permanent secretary of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, said the government banned all commercial ...

Pakistan: Rights activists criticise federal govt’s plan to build new city on twin islands off Karachi’s coast September 17, 2020   |  Source: The International News

Opposing the federal government’s plan to construct a new city on twin islands off Karachi’s coast, representatives of civil society organisations on Tuesday expressed the fear that the plan would affect the local people and deprive hundreds of thousa...

Search

Title/Storyline/Country/Keyword


Select Date:

Select Themes

Subscribe for DC News Alerts
Years in Support of Small Scale Fishworkers (1986 - 2018)