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.

KENDRAPARA: Fisherwomen in the coastal districts of Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur toil hard to make the ends meet.

THE West has restarted the practice of spending money on ornamental fish as the developed economies are slowly recovering from global slowdown.

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