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Andhra Pradesh: Minister Kurasala Kannababu distributes smart cards to fishermen in Kakinada November 27, 2019   |  Source: The Hans India

Agriculture Minister Kurasala Kannababu has said that as many as 3,917 boat owners in East Godavari district will be benefited by government schemes. He distributed smart cards to fishermen as part of the YSR Fisheries Initiative on Tuesday. He said Chief...

Bihar: Workshop on Management of Wetland Fisheries November 27, 2019   |  Source: Krishijagran

Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore, Kolkata in collaboration with the Bihar Animal Science University, Patna organized a one-day “Workshop-cum-Training Programme” at the Bihar Veterinary College, Patna. The Chief Guest, Dr Prem K...

Myanmar: Pearl farms destroy traditional livelihoods: Episode 103 November 27, 2019   |  Source: Frontier Myanmar

Pearl farms in Myanmar’s southern sea are taking over the fishing waters of the Moken, or Salon, people and destroying their traditional way of life. This week, in partnership with Dawei Watch, Doh Athan travels to the Myeik Archipelago to speak with...

West Bengal: Shankarpur harbour inaccessible without dredging, say Bengal November 26, 2019   |  Source: Devdiscourse

About 1200-1300 fishing trawlers are unable to offload their catch at a harbour due to delay in dredging a creek between Shankarpur harbour and Digha Mohona in West Bengal's East Medinipur district, said an official of a fishermen body. As the trawlers ar...

West Bengal: Hungry tides of the Sundarbans: How the rising seas create environmental migrants November 26, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu

How many times have you rebuilt your house?” Sujit Mondal does not answer at first; he just gazes at the deceptive calm of the river he has to cross by boat to reach his home in Ghoramara. The 44-year-old resident of the sinking island of the Sundarbans...

Meghalaya: A Model of Community-led Conservation November 26, 2019   |  Source: The Shillong Times

Jaiñtia Fishing and Environmental Protection Association (JF&EPA), was established as Jaiñtia Fishing Association in the year 1993. Initially the Associations’ main objective was to protect the rivers particularly those around Jowai town from indiscri...

World News: Mekong crisis as fishing communities suffer November 26, 2019   |  Source: Aljazeera

On Cambodia's Tonle Sap, record low water levels have plunged fishing communities into crisis but with warnings of "severe drought", there are concerns the situation will get even worse. "Every day we can only find about one or two kilogrammes (two or fou...

Bangladesh: Fails to reap benefit as crab season closes early November 26, 2019   |  Source: New Age BD

Bangladesh imposed a ban on catching crabs to ensure its breeding at a wrong time over the years which ultimately failed to improve production of the high demand export item, said a recent study. Khulna University teachers while unveiling the report on No...

Odisha: Dora flexes his co-op muscle, organizes a high-voltage event November 26, 2019   |  Source: Indian Cooperatives

According to a delayed news coming to Indian Cooperative desk, Odisha Fisheries Cooperative Corporation (FISHFED) organized a high voltage event on the occasion of the 66th All Indian Cooperative Week-2019 at Rabindra Mandap, Bhubaneswar. The event was at...

India-Bangladesh: Basin-Wide Management: An Ecological Approach For Economic Growth – Analysis November 26, 2019   |  Source: Eur Asoa Rivew

On October 5, 2019, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, visited India to engage with India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on a range of topics, including boosting land, water and air connectivity. The Joint Statement issued post their mee...

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