Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tribunal on its Own Motion Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 06/09/2022.

The Green Tribunal directed Municipal Corporation Howrah to file report on Howrah Wholesale Fish market Howrah Municipal Corporation was directed by the NGT to file on record the action plan and guidelines framed by it to be followed by the Howrah Wholesale Fish market in the process of carrying on its operations in an environmentally clean atmosphere.

Over the last decade, Egypt’s aquaculture sector has expanded rapidly, which has contributed substantially to per capita fish supply, and the growth of domestic fish markets and employment across the aquaculture value chain. Despite the growing importance of aquaculture sector in Egyptian labour force, only a few studies have explored the livelihoods of Egypt’s women and men fish retailers.

The document provides an overview of the situation that small-scale fishers in developing countries face in terms of: financial and economic performance of fishery enterprises; vulnerabilities and poverty; adaptations to a changing environment including, climate variability and change; and access to technology, infrastructure, financial services

The fisheries and aquaculture sector – a vital source of livelihoods, nutritious food and economic opportunities – has a key role to play in meeting one of the world’s greatest challenges: feedi

This draft fisheries policy released by Odisha government is aimed at bridging the gap between the demand and supply of fish for domestic consumption, encouraging public private partnership (PPP) investment in fisheries sector and tapping the untapped potential of aquaculture to ensure food and nutritional security. Read text of the policy.

The fisheries sector in Jharkhand has been witnessing a phenomenal growth after Jharkhand became a separate state bifurcating Bihar in 2000. When in 2001-02, the production of fish in the state had been only 14,000 metric tones. In 2010-11, eighty government fish firms produced 71,886 metric tones.

The fish seed production was increased from 32 crore to 67 crore, along with construction of 116 new fish seed hatcheries in private and government sector. The department of fisheries aims to produce fish of 1,40,000 tones during 12th plan.

The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) has entered into an agreement with the Malaysia-based international body INFOFISH for the development and marketing of freshwater fish in In

Indian aquaculture farms are upbeat about the rising prospects of farmed shrimps in the overseas market.

The FAO-ILO Good practice guide for addressing child labour in fisheries and aquaculture: policy and practice aims at improving the understanding of the nature and scope, causes and contributing factors, and consequences of child labour in fisheries and aquaculture by providing information and an analysis of current issues.

Inspite of the immense potential for developing fisheries, the State has not made any major progress in the Fisheries sector, due to various constraints, fund allocation being one of them.

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