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08 March 2016
New Project to Trace Bangladesh Shrimp Back to Farm
BANGLADESH - Consumers of shrimp farmed in Bangladesh may soon be able to trace the origins of what they are eating back to the producer, thanks to an e-traceability...
11 August 2015
Bangladesh Launches New Shrimp Industry Code of Conduct
BANGLADESH - The Fisheries and Livestock minister of Bangladesh, Mohammad Sayedul Hoque, has launched the updated Code of Conduct for the Bangladesh shrimp industry....
28 October 2014
Bangladeshi Shrimp Export Growth Slowing on Weak Demand
BANGLADESH - Shrimp exports are facing a slowdown in the wake of reduced demand for locally-grown black tiger shrimps in major markets....
03 February 2014
New Bangladeshi Law to Control Fish Imports
BANGLADESH - The Bangladeshi government has drafted a law to better control the import of fish into the country....
29 January 2014
Bangladesh to Allow Imports of SPF Shrimp
BANGLADESH - The fisheries ministry plans to allow imports of pathogen-free (SPF) mother shrimps and post-larvae for farming for the first time in a decade—a move...
16 January 2014
EJF finds Abuse and Injustice in Bangladesh’s Shrimp Industry
BANGLADESH - In a new report, the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) has revealed evidence of human rights and labour abuses taking place in the Bangladesh Shrimp...
27 August 2013
US Duties Lead to Market Opening for Bangladesh Shrimp Exporters
BANGLADESH - Shrimp exporters eye better days ahead as the US, the second largest importer of Bangladeshi shrimps, has imposed additional duties on imports from...
23 July 2013
Improving Quality Tilapia Seed Production for Bangladesh's Sustainable Aquaculture Development
ANALYSIS - Bangladesh is one of the top freshwater aquaculture producers in the world, but it is currently facing problems over its tilapia seed quality. In order...
01 July 2013
Low Yields Cause Shrimp Processors to Run Below Capacity
BANGLADESH - As a result of low yields of shrimps and prawns in the country, processing plants are running below 80 per cent of their capacity....
29 August 2012
Shrimp Prices Drop by 50 Per Cent in Khulna
BANGLADESH - More than 0.2 million shrimp cultivators of southwestern region are in frustration due to sharp fall in price of produced shrimp in the local market....
05 June 2012
Government Urged to Stop Unplanned Shrimp Cultivation
BANGLADESH - Inhabitants of the country's southwestern coastal region yesterday demanded that the government stop unplanned shrimp cultivation in the area to halt...
25 May 2011
Predicted $1 Billion On Seafood Sales
BANGLADESH - Bangladesh's seafood sales are set to pass $1 billion mark. ...
20 January 2010
EU Visit To Determine Shrimp Exports
BANGLADESH - A top EU (European Union) team arrived in the country on Monday to visit fish farms and processing plants to find out whether the country's produces...
12 January 2010
Shrimp Exports To EU Back On Cards?
BANGLADESH - Things could be looking up for Bangladesh's freshwater shrimp industry as the EU six month ban on shrimp imports ended yesterday (11 January)....
24 November 2009
Shrimp Exports Face Key Test
BANGLADESH - A top EU team will visit fish farms and processing plants in Bangladesh in January to find out whether what the country prouces matches the quality...
02 October 2009
EU to Lift Ban on Shrimp Imports Next Month
BANGLADESH - The government has announced that shrimp exports to the EU countries will resume on 15 November....
30 September 2009
BD Shrimp Industry Must Meet Environmental Standards
BANGLADESH - The growth of shrimp farming should not come at the cost of environment and the industry must comply with international standards to survive. ...
12 June 2009
ASIA Discuss Bangladesh Shrimp Policy with Minister
BANGLADESH - A team from the campaign group, Asia Solidarity Against Industrial Aquaculture (ASAI), visited the Bangladesh's honorable agriculture minister, Begum...
01 June 2009
Cyclone Causes Chaos on Bangladeshi Fish Farms
BANGLADESH - Thousands of shrimp and freshwater fish farmers in Satkhira suffered a setback as cyclone Aila washed away most of the shrimp enclosures and water bodies...
11 May 2009
Bangladesh Shrimp Exports Under Threat
BANGLADESH - The shrimp export industry is now under threat from substandard lobster fry smuggled into the country, and the cultivators, according to recent media...
19 January 2009
Bangladesh Shrimp Farmers Fear Touch of Recession
BANGLADESH - The shrimp industry foresees the toughest time this year on a continuous fall both in the price and demand in the troubled developed economies, main...

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