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Bangladesh: Ilish flooding Chandpur fish markets July 28, 2020   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune

Huge amounts of Ilish netted from the Bay and the Meghna estuary have flooded the biggest wholesale fish market of the country at Chandpur Boro Station in the town. During a visit at the market on Monday morning, this correspondent found a large number of...

Myanmar: Mangrove conservation up against socioeconomic realities of forest resources July 28, 2020   |  Source: BNI Online

rakan State residents are deleteriously cutting down mangroves growing along the state’s coast to earn a living, say organisations working to conserve the valuable shoreline forests. Mangroves are deforested to sell firewood for brick-making fields and ...

Goa: Fishermen net bumper catch of solar shrimps in Goa by Nisser Dias July 28, 2020   |  Source: The Times of India

A week before the 45-day ban on mechanised fishing comes to an end, traditional fishermen in Colva netted around 350kg of solar prawns. This is the first catch and in the coming days, many traditional fishermen along the coastline will venture out for th...

Assam: Darrang youth quits private job to concentrate on fish farming by Mayukh Goswami July 28, 2020   |  Source: Northeast Now

The COVID-19 pandemic has left many jobless across the country, thereby aggravating the unemployment scenario. However, there are still many hardworking and determined educated youths who have become a ray of hope for several jobless youths, showing them ...

Andhra Pradesh: Tribals hold protest, demand fish seed July 27, 2020   |  Source: The Times of India

A few tribals, who are dependent on fishing in Tatipudi reservoir, staged a protest in their boats in the reservoir on Sunday. They demanded the state government release fish seed into the reservoir and form a fisheries’ society for them. The fishermen ...

Tamil Nadu: Rameswaram fishermen protest over National Fisheries Policy July 27, 2020   |  Source: Asia Net News

Opposing the National Fisheries Policy - 2020, fishermen representing various workers’ unions including the CITU, hoisted black flags on their anchored boats and staged demonstrations in Rameswaram on Friday (July 24). Participating in the nationwide ca...

Kerala: New concerns awaiting State’s fisheries sector by K.A. Martin July 27, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu

As the annual ban on trawling ends on July 31, it will bring a fresh set of problems for the fisheries sector in the State, now in the grip of COVID-19. There are around 3,600 trawling boats that operate off the coast of Kerala. Most of the workers, numbe...

Andhra Pradesh: Aquaculture farmers of Andhra Pradesh stare at heavy losses despite rise in production by S Guru Srikanth July 27, 2020   |  Source: The New Indian Express

The months from April to June is the harvesting season for fish and prawn in the State as the temperatures are conducive for processing, packing and export. But unfortunately, with the COVID-19 crisis, the aquaculture sector was badly hit and the damage i...

Assam: Becomes self-sufficient in fish production July 27, 2020   |  Source: East Mojo

Announcing that the state has become self-sufficient in fish production by increasing its production more than 4% in the last four years, Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that the state produced 3.35 lakh metric tonne of fish in 2019-20. Sonow...

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Years in Support of Small Scale Fishworkers (1986 - 2018)