The purpose of this paper is examine the notion of tenure in connection with water resources and to explore whether the concept of water tenure has the potential to make a useful contribution towards resolving the world’s water resources challenges. It seeks to provide answers to the following questions: (a) What is water tenure?

Odisha state cabinet approved ‘Fisheries Policy, 2015’, with an objective to increase the productivity and production of fish from island, marine and brackishwater resources.

This paper describes the fishery catch structure of Vembanad wetland system during August 2012 to July 2013. The estimates of fishery production indicated an annual landing of 4387.31 t, in which 480.98 t and 3906.33 t contributed by southern and northern zone of Vembanad respectively. Eighty species of finfishes, five species of penaeid shrimps, three species of palaemonid prawns and two species of crabs were identified from the study period.

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This, the twelfth edition of the `Handbook on Fisheries Statistics 2014’, contains useful information on various aspects of the fisheries sector. The importance of this sector in the socio economic development of the countries is well known.

Seaplanes won't affect fishing activities at the waterdrome and they are environmentally safer than boats plying in the backwaters, says the final impact assessment report on seaplane operations on

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.

This paper aims to review the major food security issues in Bangladesh, with a brief reference to its past trend in agricultural output, constraints and challenges in the coming decades. Food security relates directly to nutrition and health of a population which consequently influences a nation's socio-economic status.

In an effort to bring a positive change in the lives of lakhs of farmers, the state agriculture department will propagate the concept of ‘intelligent farming’.

This report – Avoiding Future Famines: Strengthening the Ecological Basis of Food Security through Sustainable Food Systems - is a unique collaboration of 12 leading scientists and experts involved in world food systems. The report addresses an important aspect of the food security discourse: the ecological foundation of food security.

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