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India: Draft National Policy on Marine Fisheries, 2016 is available for comments September 09, 2016   |  Source: DAHD

The overarching goal of the National Policy on Marine Fisheries, 2016 (NPMF, 2016) will be to ensure the health and ecological integrity of the marine living resources of India’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) through sustainable harvests for the benefit...

Maharashtra: Maharashtra government to promote aquaculture with aquarium hub at Kopholi by Dhaval Kulkarni September 09, 2016   |  Source: DNA India  | Copyright: 2016 Diligent Media Corporation Ltd.

To tap the growing domestic and international market for ornamental and aquarium fish, the Maharashtra government, in a step to promote aquaculture of these exotic breeds, is starting an aquarium hub in Khopoli for private breeders, and an ornamental fish...

Himachal Pradesh: Hydro power projects impact riverine fisheries September 09, 2016   |  Source: The Tribune  | Copyright: The Tribune Trust,2015

Struggling to maintain the current fish production, which is falling drastically every year, the vision document of the Fisheries Department paints a grim picture as far as the fisheries promotion is concerned. This despite the fact that cold waters of t...

Bangladesh: Experts for enhancing fish production to meet protein demand September 09, 2016   |  Source: The Financial Express  | Copyright: 2016 www.thefinancialexpress-bd.com

Fisheries experts at a function here said the present government has taken massive programmemes for enhancing fish production to meet protein demand and achieve self-reliance on fish within its current tenure. Assistant Project Director of the 'Fisheries ...

Gujarat: Pakistan apprehends 6 fishermen off Gujarat coast September 09, 2016   |  Source: Business Standard  | Copyright: 2015 Business Standard Private Ltd.

Pakistani maritime authorities today apprehended six Indian fishermen and seized their boat in the Arabian sea off Jakhau coast in Kutch district, a senior official of a fishermen association said. The fishermen, who had set sail from Okha coast, were cap...

Bangladesh: Sundarbans tourism helping women in Bangladesh by Mowdudur Rahman September 09, 2016   |  Source: TN Global Travel Industry News  | Copyright: 2001-2014 eTurboNews, Inc.

The objective of the Sundarbans Handicraft Bangladesh project is to reduce poverty and expand Sundarban culture and heritage by involving the disadvantaged community in the production and selling of souvenir items. The products are made by the tiger-widow...

West Bengal: Fish scales help develop biomass power generator in India by Tereza Pultarova September 09, 2016   |  Source: Engineering and Technology Magazin.  | Copyright: 2016 The Institution of Engineering and Technology.

The world’s first piezoelectric power generator made from fish scales has been developed by Indian researchers, promising to revolutionise the field of biodegradable, flexible and edible electronics. The device by a team from Jadavpur University in Kolt...

Pakistan: 'Five-month ban on hunting to help grow fish and shrimp' September 08, 2016   |  Source: Business Recorder  | Copyright: 2016 Business Recorder.

A sizeable growth in fisheries landing in the new season is expected to spur Pakistan's shrinking seafood export as the boats owners seek an increase in hunting restrictions to help rejuvenate marine species. The boats owners ask the government to extend ...

Punjab: Ornamental fishing to benefit rural farmers September 08, 2016   |  Source: The Tribune  | Copyright: The Tribune Trust,2015

A three-day training programme on ‘Ornamental fish farming’ was organised at College of Fisheries, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) to promote ornamental fish culture among fish farmers, unemployed youth and women. Wh...

Kerala: Government to develop aquaculture: Fisheries Minister September 08, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

The government is committed to encouraging inland water aquaculture to tackle the depletion of marine fishery resources, Fisheries Minister J. Mercykutty Amma has said.Inaugurating the Aqua Green Mart of the district panchayat here on Tuesday, the Ministe...

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