After the roaring success of its Cochin edition last year, the Indian Fishing Expo will be held in Mangalore this year from July 17 to 19, informed Co-ordinator of the expo K J Varghese.

KENDRAPARA: Fate of large number of shrimp farmers and seafood exporters hangs in balance due to slipshod attitude of the Fisheries Department, alleged Gorachand Mohanty, president of Orissa chapter of Sea Food Exporters

The Code of practice for fish and fishery products is intended for all those engaged in the handling, production, storage, distribution, export, import and sale of fish and fishery products. The Code will help in attaining safe and wholesome products that can be sold on national or international markets and meet the requirements of the Codex Standards.

Tuticorin: A training programme on fish handling and preservation was inaugurated at shore laboratory of fishing harbour complex on Tuesday by P. Velayutham, Professsor, Department of Fish Processing Technology, Fisheries College and Research Institute (FCRI).

Ties up with farmers for contract farming of prawns Unveiling plans The proposed processing plant will have two units (to process marine foods and vegetables and fruits) with an overall 3.5 tonnes an hour capacity. The firm's hatcheries division will supply seed and feed with buyback guarantee to farmers with whom it has tied up for contract farming. R. Ravikumar

Here s an interesting way to combat environmental and human rights impacts: don t annoy the consumers who have no idea about the conditions in which something they buy are produced ; merely inform them. On December 19, 2003 UK based environmental group E

crisis tided over: The dispute over seasonal fishing in the reserved forestland of Jambudwip island in West Bengal (see: Out of bounds, February 28, 2003) may be resolved in the near future. An

The poisoning of India's rivers has left nothing for traditional fisherfolk

Walking with Phekia Devi along the Ganga in Bhagalpur, Bihar

Fisher communities in Bihar are caught in the dragnet of conservation