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Assam: Fishfed sells fish worth Rs 180 cr in lockdown by Parasnath July 30, 2020   |  Source: India Cooperative

East Mojo quotes Assam chief minister Sarbanand Sonowal saying The Fishfed cooperative federation of primary fishery cooperatives of Assam, sold fish worth Rs 180 crore during the first two phases of lockdown. The chief minister said Assam has ramped up i...

West Bengal: Flaws exposed in the Moyna aquaculture model by Gurvinder Singh July 30, 2020   |  Source: The Fish Site

Pradip Das is a fisherman from Moyna. The 50-year-old transformed his 150 acres of rice paddies into ponds for fish cultivation six years ago after hearing positive reports about the Moyna production model, a system that was named after his village. He th...

Kerala: Fishers worried over inclusion of Kollam Parappu in shipping route by Navamy Sudhish July 29, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu

Stephen, a 60-year-old fisher and crew member of Yeshuvinte Danam, has been making regular trips to Kollam Parappu (Quilon bank), one of the richest fishing grounds in the southwest coast, for over four decades. But in compliance with the new routeing sys...

Tamil Nadu: Fishers demand increase in diesel subsidy July 29, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu

Citing escalation in fuel prices over the last few months, fishers have urged the Central and State Governments to increase subsidy for diesel. Opposing the fuel price hike, fishers in delta region joined their counterparts elsewhere in the country to hol...

Pakistan: Gulf of Oman development continues to disenfranchise Baloch fishermen by Visvajit Sriramrajan July 29, 2020   |  Source: Daiji World

Situated on the Gulf of Oman, the Gwadar Bay spans the maritime border between Iran and Pakistan. The 30-kilometer (19-mile) long bay, with the Dashtyari and Dasht rivers as tributaries, serves as the fulcrum of regional fishing activity. Thousands of Bal...

Bangladesh: Fishing booms in Cox’s Bazar after hiatus July 29, 2020   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune

Fishing in Cox’s Bazar has resumed at full throttle after a two-month suspension on fishing, imposed by the government on the Bay of Bengal, was lifted. The government suspended all fishing activities in the sea on May 20, and finally lifted the suspens...

Odisha: Women risk lives fishing in croc-infested rivers July 29, 2020   |  Source: Orissa Post

The coronavirus pandemic has created an unprecedented situation for the people residing in the remote corners of this district. The situation has become acute with the return of migrant workers to their homes. In such a situation, people are mortgaging th...

India: US raises questions on certain Indian schemes for fishery in WTO committee July 29, 2020   |  Source: Outlook India

The US has raised questions in a committee of the World Trade Organisation on certain fishery schemes of India, the international body said in a communication on Tuesday. The questions were posed by the US in WTO''s Committee on Subsidies and Countervaili...

India: To conserve the Indian fishing ecosystem and to reduce Bycatch, Tufropes launches ‘Responsible Fishing Initiative’ on World Conservation Day July 29, 2020   |  Source: News Patrolling

- Tufropes, on World Conservation Day is launching, ‘Responsible Fishing Initiative’, a program focussed on providing effective solutions to counter the bycatch problem persistent in the Indian fishing ecosystem and to generate awareness about the imp...

Tamil Nadu: In India’s Chennai, River Restoration Lands Hardest on the Poor July 29, 2020   |  Source: UN Dark

Construction materials line the first floor of buildings, and bulldozers roll through the wide and dusty streets. Vijay Vasanth says he arrived here in early January on government provided transport. His family and their belongings were left on the sidewa...

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