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Thursday, September 18, 2014
Shrimp Farmers Opposing New Thondangi Mandal Port
INDIA - The proposal to set up a new port in the Kakinada Special Economic Zone area in Thondangi mandal of East Godavari district is facing opposition from shrimp...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
FAO to Help India Develop Agriculture, Food Security
INDIA - The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, and FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, have agreed on how to strengthen efforts to promote India’s...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
India's Agriculture Developments Praised by FAO
INDIA - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), director general, Jose Graziano da Silva has met Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan...
Monday, September 08, 2014
India's Fish Production Soared 5.96 Per Cent in 2013-14
INDIA - India's fish production grew by around 5.96 per cent during 2013-14, states the latest government Handbook on Fisheries Statistics-2014, writes Lucy Towers,...
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Banned Pelagic Trawling Still Taking Place in Kerala
INDIA - Banned pelagic fishing nets have been making a silent comeback to coastal fishing in Kerala, a move which many feel would pose a serious threat to the marine...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Pescafresh Brings Scottish Salmon to Mumbai
INDIA - Mumbai based leading fresh seafood supplier, Pescafresh Gourmet has brought Loch Duart’s Scottish salmon, one of the world’s finest varieties of Scottish...
Friday, August 15, 2014
India Inks Agri MoUs with 52 Nations
INDIA - To strengthen its reach in agriculture across the globe, India has signed memorandum of understandings (MoUs) and agreements in agriculture and allied sectors...
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Ag Farmers Encouraged to Take Up Aquaculture in Andhra Pradesh
INDIA - The Andhra Pradesh government has encouraged agricultural farmers to take up fish farming as an allied activity....
Monday, August 04, 2014
India Sets Up Fisheries Development Board
INDIA - In order to provide focused attention to the fishery sector, India has announced the setting up of National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB)....
Friday, August 01, 2014
India and Uganda Co-operate on the Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector
INDIA - The Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) has organised a high level meeting with Ms Ruth Nankabirwa, Ugandan Minster of State for Fisheries for...
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...
 
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