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Telangana and Andhra Pradesh: Rs 620 crore will be invested to boost marine production: NFDB February 14, 2020   |  Source: The Times of India

In its efforts to increase aquatic production in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, NFDB is planning to come up with marine fish seed rearing centres. The move, in collaboration with Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi will help in developing se...

India: Rooting for RAMSAR wetlands by Priya Ranganathan February 14, 2020   |  Source: Deccan Herald

On the occasion of the first World Wetland Day of the new decade, India took the initiative to add 10 more wetlands to its pocketful of RAMSAR wetland sites, taking the total number of internationally-recognised wetlands to 37 sites. Wetlands are areas wh...

Maharashtra: Cabinet approves setting up a major port in Maharashtra at a cost of Rs 65,000 cr February 14, 2020   |  Source: Economic Times

The government on Wednesday approved setting up a new major port at Vadhavan near Dahanu in Maharashtra at a cost of Rs 65,544.54 crore. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "Cabinet gives in-pr...

Sri Lanka: Owing to a tug’ o war several canned fish containers held up at the Colombo harbor February 14, 2020   |  Source: Hiru News LK

It was reported that several canned fish imported from Chile had been held up at the Colombo harbor for the past few days. Owing to a tug o war between the Sri Lanka Standardization Institute and the Health ministry, the stock of canned fish, have not bee...

Bangladesh: Protecting our rivers and waterbodies for a sustainable future by ASM Abdul Baten February 14, 2020   |  Source: The Daily Star  | Copyright: 2020 / thedailystar.net

Bangladesh is truly a riverine as well as a maritime country, which is situated at the largest delta containing the finest mangrove and longest continuous sea beach in the world. Most of the rivers in Bangladesh are either tributaries or distributaries of...

Bangladesh: Modern method of ‘Pabda’ (Butter Fish) farming in Abhaynagar February 14, 2020   |  Source: UNB

Alhaj Enamul Haque Babul’s modern method of ‘Pabda’ (Butter Fish) farming in Abhaynagar upazila has not only grabbed the attention of locals for its uniqueness but helped many to become self-reliant. He has set an inspiring example of fish farming i...

Myanmar: Launched its second five-year National Export Strategy (NES) for the period between 2020 and 2025 by HTIN LYNN AUNG February 14, 2020   |  Source: Myanmar Times

Myanmar will take measures to ensure that overseas demand for locally made goods remains elevated even as cheaper imports from the region are expected to rise now that the country will participate further in the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA). This should a...

Maldives and Seychelles announce a major joint marine research expedition to explore and conserve the Indian Ocean February 14, 2020   |  Source: State House

Midnight Zone’ is a 35-day mission to support the sustainable governance of the Seychelles and Maldivian ocean including the protection of 629,000 km2. A team of 50 international scientists, technicians, media and crew will be carrying out research to ...

Bangladesh: Pollution relief elusive for Dhaka rivers by Pinaki Roy February 13, 2020   |  Source: The Japan News

Despite repeated promises and top court directives, the rivers that surround the capital city — Buriganga, Turag, Shitalakhya and Balu — remain dead and filthy with pollution. The rotten stench emanating from the polluted Buriganga water hits the nost...

Sri Lanka firms keen to meet international standards: EU February 13, 2020   |  Source: Economy Next

Sri Lankan firms are keen to meet international standards to comply with with the General System of Preferences (GSP) Plus requirements, although concerns remain, an European Union (EU) monitoring report said. “Exporting industries, for instance in… S...

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