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Pakistan: Fisheries get attention; seafood exports rebound by MOHIUDDIN AAZIM February 28, 2017   |  Source : Dawn

Exports of seafood are picking up now after falling for last two years. With the facility for exporting frozen seafood to China via land route to be in place from April, coupled with quality certification, the growth trend is expected to continue for some...

India: Trade Winds of Change: Women Entrepreneurs on the Rise in South Asia report is available online February 28, 2017   |  Source: Asia Pacific

This field-based research study seeks to identify the barriers that micro, small and medium enterprises face in engaging in subregional trade and business in general with a focus on women entrepreneurs. Identified issues, such as access to information, ma...

India: WTO members welcome entry into force of the Trade Facilitation Agreement February 28, 2017   |  Source : WTO

WTO members hailed the entry into force of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) as a historic achievement at a meeting of the General Council on 27 February. In welcoming this milestone, members pledged to advance work on implementing the TFA so that th...

India: UN Declares War on Ocean Plastic by Baher Kamal February 28, 2017   |  Source: IPS News

The available data is enough for the United Nations to literally declare war on oceans plastic: more than 8 million tonnes of leaks into their waters each year – equal to dumping a garbage truck of plastic every minute, wreaking havoc on marine wildlife...

Maharashtra: Fishermen blame ONGC for marine animal deaths in Maharashtra coasts; company says it’s following all norms by Badri Chatterjee February 28, 2017   |  Source: Hindustan Times

Perturbed by the death of almost 50 marine mammals and countless carcasses washing ashore along Mumbai and the rest of the Konkan coast, fishermen from the city have decided to file applications with the National Green Tribunal, western bench, to find sol...

Karnataka: Permits for sand extraction in CRZ areas in Udupi cancelled February 28, 2017   |  Source: The Hindu

The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Chennai Bench, in its judgment on Monday, cancelled all permits for sand extraction issued by the district administration in the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) areas of Udupi district. In a statement here, Ranjan Shett...

Tamil Nadu: Inland fishermen seek relief February 28, 2017   |  Source: The Hindu

Inland fishermen have appealed to the State government to give relief to them “as the dry waterbodies had wiped out their livelihood.” Led by P. Murugesan, the fishermen, who submitted a petition to Collector M. Karunakaran on Monday, said over 2,500 ...

Goa: Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority stops Cutbona jetty upgradation February 28, 2017   |  Source: The Times of India

The fisheries department's ambitious plan to upgrade Cutbona jetty with a 225 m extension and improvement to sanitation has hit a roadblock with Velim panchayat denying the issuance of any approvals for the work. While Goa Coastal Zone Management Authorit...

Kerala: Feature-Kerala fishermen tackle pollution, clam theft to protect wetland by Manipadma Jena February 28, 2017   |  Source: DNA India

Flocks of storks and cormorants perched on bamboo stilts peer into the blue-black depths of Vembanad Lake in India's southwest Kerala state, searching hungrily for food. "Around 200 fish pairs are breeding here, which is why predator birds are hanging aro...

Bangladesh: Towards sustainable use of natural resources by Shamsul Alam February 28, 2017   |  Source: The Daily Star

One of the pillars of Sustainable Development Strategy (2016-2030), a universal development agenda of the UN, is addressing climate change issues in the course of the socio-economic development process. Of the 17 thematic goals, 13, 14 and 15 (climate act...

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