KOLLAM: Fisheries Minister S.Sarma has said that the Kerala Ulnadan Fishery Bill 2010 (Inland fisher Bill) would be introduced in the next session of the Assembly.

Marine capture fisheries already facing multiple challenges due to overfishing, habitat loss and weak management are poorly positioned to cope with new problems stemming from climate change, an FAO study suggests. Small island developing states

This study documents the deteriorating riverine environment of Sindh. Previous studies have also highlighted this issue but the referencing and documentation is generally fragmentary.

This publication provides guidance on how to implement the FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries (CCRF) using an ecosystem approach to fisheries and aquaculture.

They are taken to an aqua farm at Aaraikulam near Tirunelveli

ENLIGHTENING: A fish farmer with murrel fish at the training programme on Tuesday.

KOCHI: The second edition of Vembanad Fish Count, a survey being organised to identify backwater fishery resources, will be held on May 27.

The survey, jointly organised by various stakeholders such as government agencies and NGOs, aims to create awareness to protect bio-diversity.

This issue of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture features some of the aspects of fisheries and aquaculture that may receive increasing attention. Among these aspects are climate change, the use of marine genetic resources in areas beyond national jurisdiction, and the proliferation of private standards

GUWAHATI, Dec 15: Green signal from the Multi-Disciplinary Group (MDAG) constituted in accordance with the directive of the Ministry of Environment and Forest is a must for Oil India Limited (OIL) to conduct the proposed seismic survey of the Brahmaputra bed. The MDAG will give its mandatory nod only if it finds that the survey will not affect the aquatic animals of the river.

The Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC) is committed to acting as a regional consultative forum, providing its member countries, regional organizations and fisheries professionals in the region with the opportunity to review, discuss and decide on actions and challenges facing the region

This study is to understand the financial services sector with regard to low-income fisherfolk, especially, in a comparative analysis framework in the post tsunami context, with the following objectives: to understand the extent to which men and women in fisheries are excluded from the mainstream financial system; to identify their various needs for financial services across pre-harvest, harvest a