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14 May 2015
Iconic Indian Fish on Brink of Extinction
INDIA - The legendary humpback Mahseer, one of the world’s most iconic freshwater fish, is on the brink of extinction according to scientists from Bournemouth...
05 May 2015
Odisha to Set Up Quality Control Lab for Marine Products
INDIA - Odisha government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) to set up a laboratory for...
India’s Seafood Exports to EU to Touch $1.6 Billion
INDIA - India’s seafood exports to the European Union (EU) will touch $1.6 billion during the 2014-15 fiscal year, Leena Nair, chairperson of Marine Products Export...
09 April 2015
Government Go-Ahead Still Needed for New Fisheries Policy
INDIA - The draft Fisheries Policy from the state of Odisha is still waiting on approval from the state government's finance department, despite being submitted...
06 March 2015
Kerala Launches Value Added Fish Food Chain
India - In order to exploit the vast potential of its coastal and backwaters, the Kerala state government has launched the fish fast food chain under the brand name...
16 February 2015
Four New Fish Species Discovered in India
INDIA - Four new species of fish have been discovered in Kerala....
21 January 2015
Kerala Fisheries to Set Up Business Incubation Centre
INDIA - The Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) is setting up Business Incubation Centre and Start-up Villages in collaboration with industrial...
15 January 2015
India Top Prawn Exporter to US in 2014
INDIA - During January - November 2014, India ranked as the biggest exporter of prawns to the US....
14 January 2015
First Solar Powered Fish Refrigeration Truck Begins Testing
INDIA - A first-of-its-kind solar-powered cold storage truck for fish has been launched in Colachel, Kanyakumari district....
13 January 2015
India Seeks Australian Collaboration in Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector
INDIA - The Indian Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu is seeking collaboration from Australia for its fisheries, aquaculture, agriculture and food processing sectors....
29 December 2014
Indian Agri Minister Stresses Need for PPP in Fisheries Sector
INDIA - To promote the fisheries and aquaculture sector in the country, there is a need to encourage public private partnership (PPP), Indian Agriculture Minister,...
26 November 2014
India Can be Major Player in World Fisheries, says Minister
INDIA - With a view to make India a major player in world fisheries sector, we will have to exploit our 8,118 kilometer coastal line, Indian agriculture minister,...
25 November 2014
Blue Revolution to Revitalise India’s Fisheries Sector, Says Assocham
INDIA - India’s apex industry body, the Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (Assocham) has said that the government’s renewed focus on the fisheries...
18 November 2014
Agricultural Minister Discusses Fisheries Funding
INDIA - The Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh, has held a review meeting in Mumbai with state government officials of agriculture and animal husbandry...
17 November 2014
India’s Blue Revolution to Focus on Fish Production
INDIA - In order to increase the production of fish in the country, India will soon launch a blue revolution....
06 November 2014
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....
05 November 2014
Indian Clams Lead the Way with Sustainable Certification
INDIA - Sustainable fisheries in the developing world take a significant step forward today with the first fishery in India to become certified to the Marine Stewardship...
30 October 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...
07 October 2014
Plans to Redevelop Goa Wholesale Fish Market
INDIA - The South Goa Planning and Development Authority (SGPDA) is mulling over the redevelopment of the existing wholesale fish market into a modern fish market...
03 October 2014
Andhra Pradesh to Form Farmers Corporation
INDIA - In order to take care of farm sectors in the state, Andhra Pradesh government will set up Farmers Empower Corporation (FEC) in the state....
24 September 2014
Indian Agriculture Minister Calls for Canadian Investment
INDIA - In order to promote agriculture trade between two countries, Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh has met Gerry Ritz, Canadian Minister for Agriculture...
18 September 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...
16 September 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...
10 September 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...
08 September 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,...
02 September 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...
21 August 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...
15 August 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...
07 August 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....
04 August 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)....
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