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Friday, November 07, 2014
Mexico Approves New Measures for Sustainable Management of Bluefin Tuna
MEXICO - The National Commissioner of Aquaculture and Fisheries, Mario Aguilar Sanchez, has announced the approval of a measure for the sustainable management of...
Governments Must Support Scotland’s Fishing Industry
SCOTLAND, UK - The main focus for both the Scottish and UK Governments must be on supporting Scotland’s fishing industry so as to create an environment where the...
One Year On Typhoon Haiyan Effected Farmers Bouncing Back
PHILIPPINES - One year after Typhoon Haiyan devastated coastal and farmland areas in the central Philippines, farmers and fishers are well on the road to recovery...
ISSF Advocates Use of Vessel Monitoring Systems
EUROPE - The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has released its position statement in advance of the 19th Special Meeting of the International...
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Russia’s Kamchatka Region to Substitute Salmon Imports on Domestic Market
RUSSIA - Russia’s Far East and Kamchatka are practically able to substitute all of the imported farmed salmon which Russia used to purchase from abroad before...
Bihar Posts 30 Per Cent Growth in Agriculture Production
INDIA - With attaining number one position in eastern region, Bihar state has recorded 30 per cent growth in agricultural production at 15.1 million tonnes....
Australian Senator Calls for Regional Cooperation to Fight illegal Fishing
AUSTRALIA - Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, has highlighted the importance of regional cooperation in the fight...
South Korea, China to Launch Joint Crackdown on Illegal Fishing
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea and China have agreed to launch joint efforts before the year's end to curb illegal fishing in their shared waters, the South Korean government...
EU Urged to Protect Recovery of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna
EU - The Pew Charitable Trusts is in Brussels today (6 November) calling on the EU to protect the recovery of Atlantic bluefin tuna. With 59 per cent of the eastern...
Industrialization Should Not Come at Expense of Agriculture
GLOBAL - Industrialization can be an important tool for poverty and hunger reduction but should not come at the expense of agricultural development, said FAO Director-General...
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
New Five-Year Plan to Manage Health of Australia's Aquatic Animals
AUSTRALIA - A new five year strategic plan aims to effectively manage the health of Australia’s aquatic animals....
Regional Consultation Held on Aquaculture Developments in Asia
CAMBODIA - A regional consultation was held to discuss culture-based fisheries development in Asia from 21 to 23 October 2014 in Siem Reap, Cambodia. The consultation...
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Weekly Overview: $16 Million Aquaculture Development Plan for Odisha State
ANALYSIS - The Indian National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has unveiled a $16 million scheme for fish farming in five districts of Odisha...
Global Efforts to Protect Southern Ocean Blocked by China and Russia
GLOBAL - The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) has again failed to agree to protect key areas in the Ross Sea and East...
Australia to Untap Sea Urchin Fishery Potential
AUSTRALIA - The Victorian Government has taken steps to grow the state’s sea urchin fishery by introducing a new licensing and quota system, providing fishers...
Monday, November 03, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Top Three US Ports All Alaskan in 2012
US - Alaska landed an all time record wild salmon catch last year as the state's biggest fishing ports headed up the national top three. ...
New Bill to Prevent EU Ban on Philippines Fish
PHILIPPINES - The Philippine senate is expected to approve a bill that would strengthen Philippine laws against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing...
Commercial Fishing to be Allowed Within Bangsamoro Waters
PHILIPPINES - Commercial fishing vessels will be allowed to operate within the proposed Bangsamoro waters, subject to regulations of the future Bangsamoro regional...
Friday, October 31, 2014
National Platform for Sustainable Fisheries Launched in Gambia
GAMBIA - Stakeholders from the fisheries sector have launched the National Platform for Sustainability Fisheries at a ceremony presided over by Dr Bamba Banjo, Permanent...
US Aquaculture Valued at $1.23 billion in 2012
US - New data from NOAA's Fisheries of the United States 2013 report states that in 2012, US aquaculture production was 594 million pounds with a value of $1.23...
Seafood Industry Welcomes Collaborative Action for Black Petrel
NEW ZEALAND - Seafood New Zealand has welcomed the collaborative efforts of the Black Petrel Working Group to develop means of reducing the risk to this threatened...
Minister Meets Fishing Industry Ahead of Quota Negotiations
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Fisheries Minister Michelle O’Neill met with DEFRA Fisheries Minister, George Eustice MP and representatives of the fishing industry in...
New Promotion Driving Scottish Mackerel Sales in Japan
SCOTLAND, UK - Scottish seafood products have this week received a huge boost thanks to a bespoke promotion running with Aeon Group, one of the largest supermarket...
Thursday, October 30, 2014
US India Business Delegation Meets Indian Agriculture Minister
INDIA - With a view to collaborate with Indian governments initiative on public private partnership in agriculture sector, an executive level delegation of US India...
Pakistan Upgrades Aquaculture Research Station
PAKISTAN - A Fisheries and Aquaculture Research Station has been established with the support of Higher Education Commission (HEC) to upgrade the existing research...
No Overfishing Reported in Australia’s Latest Fisheries Reports
AUSTRALIA - ABARES has released the Fishery status reports 2013–14, which include the most up-to-date assessment of fish stocks that are solely or jointly managed...
AquaBounty Resolves Panama Permitting Issues
PANAMA and US - Officials in Panama have fined AquaBounty $9500 due to a deficiency in certain local permitting requirements affecting its Panama operations....
Value of US Seafood Landings Increased in 2013
US - In its annual report, Fisheries of the United States 2013, NOAA Fisheries announced that US fishermen landed 9.9 billion pounds of fish and shellfish, an increase...
Nabard Unveils $16 Million Scheme for Aquaculture
INDIA - Looking at immense opportunity in aquaculture in Odisha state, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has unveiled a $16 million...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
EC Proposes North Sea, Atlantic Fishing Opportunities for 2015
EU - The European Commission has proposed fishing opportunities for 2015 for the main commercial fish stocks in Atlantic waters and the North Sea....
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