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Monday, July 28, 2014
Global Initiative for Agricultural and Fisheries Education Formed
INDIA - India, Africa and the USA have formed an international partnership across the countries to revitalise global agricultural education, capacity building and...
Practice Eco-Friendly Aquaculture, says Fisheries Minister
INDIA - Aquaculture practices should follow eco-friendly methods in order to achieve sustainable development of the fisheries sector, said Fisheries Minister K Babu....
Friday, July 25, 2014
Charoen Pokphand Foods to Expand its Indian Operations
INDIA - Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) is to invest Rs. 1,000 crore in the expansion of its operations in Andhra Pradesh. ...
Monday, July 14, 2014
Jharkand, Assam to get Agri Research Institute
INDIA - With a view to expand its agriculture research activities in the country, Indian finance minister, Arun Jaitley has said that government will establish two...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
India’s Agri and Fisheries Exports Up 5.1 Per Cent in 2013-14
INDIA - India’s agricultural exports (including marine) has recorded a 5.1 per cent growth to $37.29 billion in 2013-14, compared to the same period last year,...
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Indian Ministry Announced Plan to Develop Food Map
INDIA - India will be developing a food map across the country, Ms Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Indian Minister for Food Processing Industries said at a Confederation of...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Existing Indian Fisheries Schemes to be Reviewed
INDIA - The Indian agriculture ministry will be reviewing all existing schemes in the fisheries sector to ensure that they meet the requirements of fishermen and...
Friday, June 13, 2014
Government Will Increase Investment in the Agri Sector, says Indian President
INDIA - Agriculture is the source of livelihood for the majority of our people, the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee said at the first session of both houses...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Maharashtra State Records Agriculture and Fisheries Growth
INDIA - The Economic Survey of Maharashtra for 2013-14, which was tabled in the legislature recently said that the state recorded four per cent growth in agriculture/fishing...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
R Mohan Singh appointed India’s Agri Minister
INDIA - After the success in general elections, Narendra Modi took charge as the 15th prime minister of India on May 26, 2014, along with 45 cabinet and minister...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Haryana State Clears New Agriculture Policy
INDIA - With an aim to increase growth in agriculture sector, Haryana state has cleared it new agriculture policy that have been designed to g- enerate over four...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Odisha State Recommends Seafood Park at Deras
INDIA - Odisha state government has proposed the central government for setting up of a seafood park at Deras in Khurda district....
Monday, April 21, 2014
Fishing Ban Sends Seafood Prices Soaring in Chennai
INDIA - Seafood prices in Chennai have begun shooting up with the imposition of the 45-day ban on mechanised fishing boats....
Thursday, April 10, 2014
India's Seafood Exports Cross One Million Tonnes in 2013-14
INDIA - Seafood export from India crossed 1 million tonne for the first time and the earnings crossed $4.5 billion during 2013-14, according to provisional estimates...
Monday, March 31, 2014
Lots of CO2 Equivalents from Aquatic Environments
INDIA - Large amounts of carbon dioxide equivalents taken up by plants on land are returned to the atmosphere from aquatic environments. This is according to a study...
Monday, March 24, 2014
Mangalore to Host Fisheries and Aquaculture Strategy Meeting
INDIA - The Mangalore-based College of Fisheries is hosting a conference on ‘Strategies for building the yield gap in fisheries and aquaculture’ in Mangalore,...
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
New Species of Freshwater Shrimp Discovered in India
INDIA - A new freshwater shrimp, has been discovered in Vamanapuram river....
Friday, February 28, 2014
New Aquatic Research Centers to Boost Industry
INDIA - The Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (Kufos) has opened eight new research centres aimed at finding solutions to the issues plaguing the...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
India's Seafood Exports on the Up
INDIA - The rising trend of aquaculture has been significantly contributing to seafood export. Emerging technology, such as the pathogen-free shrimp species Litopenaeus...
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Indian Fish Exports Rise Sharply
ANALYSIS - The Indian agricultural food products have seen a dramatic rise in exports over the last two years – rising by 55 per cent two years ago and 13 per...
Friday, November 01, 2013
Fishermen to Benefit from Fish Breeding Project in Tamil Nadu
INDIA - The National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT)is planning to breed fish in cages a few kilometers offshore along the Tamil Nadu coast. ...
Friday, September 13, 2013
Jharkhand Minister Pledges Support for Poultry, Fishery Sectors
INDIA - The state minister for Jharkhand has pledged government support for the poultry farmers and the fisheries sector in the state....
Monday, August 19, 2013
Record High for India's Seafood Exports
INDIA - India's marine products exports touched a record high of Rs.18,856 crore ($3,511.67 million) in 2012-13....
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Chambers Call for More Sustainable Fishing as Fish Prices Rocket
INDIA - Wholesale fish prices rose by 131 per cent during past five years, according a leading industry body, prompting a warning about unsustainability in the sector....
Thursday, August 08, 2013
Fish Prices Still High in Thiruvananthapuram
INDIA - Fish prices are still high in Thiruvananthapuram despite the lifting of the trawl ban. With Eid-ul-Fitr around the corner, the situation has worsened for...
Thursday, August 01, 2013
Inshore Fisheries Workers Want Welfare Benefits
INDIA - Fishermen and fish workers engaged in inland fishing have demanded that the benefits of government welfare schemes be given to them as well since they are...
Friday, June 14, 2013
India's Ashtamudi Estuary Short-neck Clam Fishery Enters MSC Assessment
INDIA - India’s short-neck clam fishery in the Ashtamudi Estuary, Kerala’s second largest estuarine system, has entered into MSC assessment....
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Solar-biomass Hybrid Fish Dryer Developed
INDIA - The project team from the College of Fisheries in the state of Karnataka has developed a solar-biomass hybrid dryer which can dry fish in 20 hours under...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Call for New Seperate Fisheries Ministry in India
INDIA - The Federation of Indian Fishery Industries (FIFI) has asked the Union Government to set up a separate ministry for fisheries....
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Trawl Ban Extension Suggested in Kerala
INDIA - An extension of the trawl ban, which takes place during the monsoon season, to 75 days has been suggested in order to give fish more time to re-spawn....
 
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