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Pakistan: Rawal Lake’s lucrative fish makes it December 02, 2019   |  Source: Pakistan Observer

The Rawal Dam, initially built to supply drinking water to Pindiites in 1962, gradually turns into an attractive tourists destination offering a lot of business activities of boating trips, fun riding, amusement facilities, eateries and fishing. The most ...

India: Fisheries talks: India says no curbs on aid for disaster relief, security December 02, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line

To ensure that relief and safety programmes for the fishing community, especially during times of disaster, do not get challenged at the World Trade Organization, India has insisted that government measures such as disaster relief, hygiene protection and ...

Uttar Pradesh: Govt prepares plan to promote fisheries for success of blue revolution December 02, 2019   |  Source: Outlook India

The Uttar Pradesh government has prepared a comprehensive plan to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi''s call for blue revolution a success in the state, Minister for Fisheries, Dairy and Animal Husbandry Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary said. The department of fish...

Myanmar: Protecting livelihoods and nature on Inle Lake December 02, 2019   |  Source: Relief Web

The fear that haunts Ko Than Htoo, who is the main breadwinner for his five-member family, is that Inle Lake will one day dry up. He has been a boatman for over 25 years. Only two years ago he had to leave nearby Pekon Lake after the water level went down...

Sri Lanka and India: Agree Security Cooperation, Economic And Fishing Deals December 02, 2019   |  Source: Eur Asia Rivew

Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has wrapped up the first day of his first official visit to India with a US$ 400 million development credit line, an Indian commitment to help boost Sri Lanka’s security intelligence capability and co-operation in ...

Manipur: Inland waterways project will destroy Loktak Lake’s biodiversity, says fishing community December 02, 2019   |  Source: The New Indian Express

The fishing community residing in and around the Loktak Lake area has strongly objected to the Inland waterway project to be developed on the water body claiming it will destroy its biodiversity and the livelihood of fisherfolks. Mansukh Mandaviya, minist...

Kerala: Two years after Ockhi, fishermen say Kerala government hasn’t fulfilled its promises December 02, 2019   |  Source: The New Indian Express

The severe cyclonic storm Ockhi that hit the state on November 30, 2017, had left a trail of destruction in its wake in the coastal areas. Two years after, the fishers say the state government has not kept its word in reaching out to the victims. They poi...

Assam: To install one lakh tubewells for irrigation November 29, 2019   |  Source: Yahoo

Assam government on Wednesday announced to install one lakh tubewells across the state in order to provide water for irrigation in the state. The tubewells will be installed under the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana with a view to extending coverag...

Kerala: Ban on Indian shrimps; Kerala to lose business worth $300 million November 29, 2019   |  Source: Mathruhumi

Kerala will be the most affected by the ban exercised by America on shrimps from India. An estimated 300 million dollars worth of shrimps are exported from Kerala to America. Brown shrimps, Karikkadi Shrimps and Deep sea shrimps from Kerala are really pop...

Maldives: Tuna protections ramp up courtesy of new agreement November 29, 2019   |  Source: Seafood Source

The International Pole and Line Foundation (IPNLF) has signed a five-year memorandum of understanding with the Maldives Seafood Processors and Exporters Association (MSPEA) defining long-term objectives between the two parties on joint sustainability init...

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