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Bangladesh: Submerged homes,flooded fields, derailed lives: The aftermath of Cyclone Amphan in Bangladesh,in photos by Inzamamul Haque July 08, 2020   |  Source: Firstpost  | Copyright: 2020. Firstpost

In the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, with homes and livelihoods washed away, most residents in Bangladesh try to survive, some migrate. Sahil Uddin Moral, 57, used to work as a labourer to support his family of six. They live in Kurikahnia, a village in th...

Bangladesh: Fish prices drop by 19pc at farm level due to COVID-19 outbreak: Study July 08, 2020   |  Source: Newage Business  | Copyright: 2020 Media New Age Limited or its affiliated companies

Prices of fish had dropped by an average of 19 per cent at the farm level while the income of fish farmers had been halved on average as a result of reduced customer presence on the markets with the corona virus outbreak eroding household incomes, said a ...

Bangladesh: Erosion wipes four villages off north July 08, 2020   |  Source: Newage Bangladesh  | Copyright: 2020 Media New Age Limited or its affiliated companies

Erosion has wiped four villages off the map of northern Bangladesh as five flood-affected northern districts continued to lose land to rivers that are now receding after flowing above their danger marks for 10 days, said the Water Development Board. At le...

Andhra Pradesh: Women of fisherfolk community in Visakhapatnam make masks by Sulogna Mehta July 08, 2020   |  Source: The Times Of India

Following a rise in Covid-19 cases among members of the fisherfolk community in the city, some organisations are imparting training on making masks to women in the community. The training also includes designing masks with cartoon motifs that can attract ...

COAST: Bay of Bengal fishing ban made 70% of fishermen jobless July 08, 2020   |  Source: Dhakatribune  | Copyright: 2012-2019. 2A Media Limited.

About 70% of the fishermen in the coastal belt have lost their jobs because of the ongoing 65-days ban on fishing in the Bay of Bengal, said a new study. Catching all types of saltwater fish has been prohibited from May 20 to July 23, reports UNB. Besides...

Myanmar: Improving farming productivity in Rakhine State July 07, 2020   |  Source: Relief Web

Rakhine State, along the western coast of Myanmar, is home to approximately 3.3 million people, many of whom depend on agriculture, fisheries and aquaculture to make a living. However, since 2012, repeated outbreaks of armed conflicts and intercommunal vi...

Bangladesh: EU supports early action in Bangladesh anticipating severe floods July 07, 2020   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune

The European Union (EU) is providing €100,000 for early anticipatory action to reduce the negative impact on the most affected communities due to floods in Bangladesh. EU's aid is coming in response to the severe flooding that submerged many parts of Ba...

Bangladesh: Blue Economy in Bangladesh: Potentiality and Possible Responsible Actions by Hosnay Nasrin July 07, 2020   |  Source: Business News 24BD

‘Blue economy’ is a concept of a sustainable development framework which looks at the oceans as ‘Development Spaces’. In 2010, Professor Gunter Pauli was invited by the United Nations to outline the future of the economy and then he introduced th...

Pakistan: MoMA Working To Achieve Target Of 14 SDGs To Get Sustainable Fisheries by Fahad Shabbir July 07, 2020   |  Source: Urdu Point

Ministry of Maritime Affairs is working effectively to achieve the target of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG) to get the sustainable fisheries in the country. In this regard, the cthanked the food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) who has provided t...

India: I don't have 100 dollars to reach the port: Indian fisherman in Iran by Karuna John July 07, 2020   |  Source: Sabrang India

After months of uncertainty, Rubin Jeeva was excited that her husband Marie Cletus (39) was finally coming home. The 31-year-old mother of two young boys, was wondering if she should plan a nice lunch or dinner as a welcome home feast for her husband. Or ...

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