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Goa: Traditional fishermen wary about tourism sheds on Goa beaches February 23, 2017   |  Source: Daiji World

State government has come to the rescue of Goa’s traditional fishing industry that is wedged between tourism and modernization of its trade. State Fisheries Department has issued advisory to the Goa Tourism department to segregate the fishing boats from...

Tamil Nadu: New housing scheme for fishermen February 23, 2017   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

The South Asian Fishermen Fraternity (SAFF) has welcomed the State government’s announcement on a separate housing scheme for fishermen. General Secretary of SAFF Fr. Churchil thanked the government’s gesture on construction of 5,000 individual houses...

Goa: Helipad, other illegalities in CRZ costs builder Rs 5cr by Paul Fernandes February 22, 2017   |  Source: The Times of India

A hotel/resort owner involved in alleged illegalities, including construction of a helipad in CRZ area near the Chapora fort, a protected monument, has deposited Rs 5 crore with the state government for restoration and restitution work. A complaint was f...

Tamil Nadu: Indian fishermen chased away, fishing nets snapped by Sri Lankan Navy February 22, 2017   |  Source: The New Indian Express

Sri Lankan Naval personnel allegedly chased away nearly 3,000 fishermen from Tamil Nadu off Katchatheevu islet and snapped fishing nets of 40 mechanised boats. The Lankan Naval personnel cut the nets and chased away the fishermen on charges of entering th...

Sri Lanka: Govt aims to increase fisheries exports to USD 1.3 billion by 2020; Amaraweera February 22, 2017   |  Source: The Sunday Times

The government has initiated projects locally to develop fisheries sector with a long term objective to increase fish exports income to USD 1.3 billion by 2020 and further improve it to USD 05 billion by 2030." Fisheries Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said. ...

Pakistan: Reduced fishing could generate additional US$83 b revenue February 22, 2017   |  Source: Pakistan Today

Fishing less, and better, could generate an additional $83 billion each year for the fisheries sector, creating a much-needed revenue stream in developing countries and improving global food security, according to a new World Bank Group report issued from...

Tamil Nadu: One lakh fishermen affected, government tells National Green Tribunal by S V Krishna Chaitanya February 22, 2017   |  Source: The New Indian Express

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday revealed that around one lakh fishermen have been affected following the oil spill on January 28 near Ennore. The submission was made before the southern bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) which has directed the Dir...

Goa: Subsidies for fish vendors’ bike, auto February 22, 2017   |  Source: The Times of India

One of the 13 schemes provided by the state department of fisheries, subsidizes the purchase of motorcycles, autorickshaws and insulated trucks, which will be used to sell fish. This will use the recently-allocated funds by the central government under Bl...

Sri Lanka: Ministerial delegation visits Thailand for bilateral discussions on developing Sri Lanka's fisheries industry February 22, 2017   |  Source: Colombo Page

A ministerial delegation comprising Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Mahinda Amaraweera, Minister of Agriculture Duminda Dissanayake and Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Malik Samarawickrama are currently v...

India: CMFRI announces new research programmes February 22, 2017   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line

To address the impact, vulnerability and adaptation strategies of climate change in marine fisheries of the country, the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute has announced new research programmes to be carried out in the immediate future. The ne...

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