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18 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil ASC Supports Development of Sustainable Brazilian Aquaculture
BRAZIL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council has launched a new film to help transform aquaculture in the State of Rio de Janeiro....
07 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Brazil Appoints First Female Minister of Agriculture
BRAZIL - In a ceremony held on Monday 5 January, at the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA), Senator Katia Abreu took over from the former minister,...
05 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Brazil Supplies Further Funding to FAO Fisheries Projects
BRAZIL - Brazil has added $17 million in funding to projects undertaken in its ongoing partnership with FAO, highlighting the Latin American country's role as a...
25 November 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil MSD Animal Health Holds High Quality Tilapia Congress in Brazil
BRAZIL - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada) will hold a High Quality Tilapia Congress in São José do Rio Preto in...
11 November 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil McDonald’s Extends Sustainable Seafood to Brazil
BRAZIL - From November 2014, all boxes of McFish served in McDonald’s restaurants in Brazil will be sustainably certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)....
23 October 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Promoting Better Welfare of Pacamã Through Tank Colour
BRAZIL - The pacamã (Lophiosilurus alexandri) fish is a carnivorous fresh water fish of importance to Brazil which lives the sediments and rocks or the river bed,...
07 October 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Fishermen Signup to Cheaper Diesel Programme Extended
BRAZIL - Due to the large number of fishermen interested in joining the cheaper diesel programme, the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture has decided to extend...
20 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Brazil and Norway Expand Cooperation in Aquaculture Development
BRAZIL - Brazil and Norway have continued the identification of areas for Technical Bilateral cooperation in order to develop and improve aquaculture in both countries....
15 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Giant Amazon Fish Becoming Extinct in Many Fishing Communities
BRAZIL - An international team of scientists have discovered that a large, commercially important fish from the Amazon Basin has become extinct in some local fishing...
30 July 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Government Renews Agreement for Fish Trade
BRAZIL - The Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA), Neri Geller, and the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture (MPA), Eduardo Lopes, have signed an...
03 July 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil How Will Latin America Handle El Niño Threat?
LATIN AMERICA - Latin America is in a better position to face the effects of the forecasted El Niño, than on previous occasions due to fiscal improvements in many...
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil New Aquaculture Development Opens Up Fish Export Markets For Brazil
BRAZIL - To celebrate the Day of the Fisherman on 29 June, the fisheries minister officially opened a fish feed mill in Rio Branco in the state of Acre in the north-west...
19 May 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Amazon Survey Investigates Fish and Communities in Region Targeted for Hydropower Development
BRAZIL - WWF has launched a 12-day survey of Brazil’s Juruena River focusing on migratory fish species and how communities near the river use its resources. The...
25 April 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Single Health Certificate to Control Importation of Fish
BRAZIL - In order to develop a single model health certificate for imports of fishery products, the Department of Inspection of Products of Animal Origin (DIPOA)...
24 April 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil New Electric Fish Genus and Species Discovered in Brazil
BRAZIL - Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA), Brazil, this week report that they have...
10 February 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Public Consultation on Draft Aquaculture Standards Now Open
BRAZIL - Until 18 March, any citizen may make suggestions and propose changes in four projects aimed at aquaculture standards....
16 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Brazil Launches Plan to Combat Illegal Fishing
BRAZIL - To ensure a sustainable future for the national fisheries sector, the Government will work to close illegal fishing....
12 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Government Invests in the Genetic Improvement of Tilapia
BRAZIL - The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture (MPA) will invest $252,000 in the genetic improvement of tilapia, one of the main species of fish currently grown...
04 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Rio 2016 to Support MSC and ASC Certified Seafood
BRAZIL - The Rio 2016 Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games has announced a comprehensive agreement to promote Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)...
22 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Congress Meets Aquaculture Research, Market and Public Managers
BRAZIL - The IV Brazilian Congress of Aquaculture Native Species begins on in Bethlehem is the first time that the state capital hosts the event, sponsored this...
30 October 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Seminar Discusses Investment Policy in the Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector
BRAZIL - The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture is participating today (Wednesday 30 October), in the seminar "Aquaculture: A Sustainable Investment". ...
26 September 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Brazilian Minister Discusses Sustainable Water Use in Agriculture
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, Antonio Andrade, promoted the sustainable use of water in agriculture during the opening ceremony...
16 September 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil MSD Animal Health Hosts Tilapia Industry Workshop in Brazil
BRAZIL - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada) will be sponsoring the World Tilapia Conference being held in Rio de Janeiro,...
11 September 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Aquaculture Sites Up for Sale in Serra da Mesa and Canabrava
BRAZIL - The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture will launch today (Wednesday 11 September) bidding documents for aquaculture parks in the reservoirs of hydroelectric...
04 September 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Brazil to Host World Conference on Tilapia 2013
BRAZIL - INFOPESCA, along with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture of Brazil (MPA) and the Government...
27 August 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil New Aquaculture Parks to Boost Oyster Production
BRAZIL - Oyster production in Para is expected to grow by 25 times from 280 tonnes to 7,000 tonnes per year due to the creation of 16 new aquaculture parks....
21 August 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Research Finds Trout an Alternative Fish for Caviar
BRAZIL - Research by the São Paulo Agency for Agribusiness Technology (APTA) has found that trout roe provides a cheaper alternative to the high priced caviar from...
09 August 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Aquaculture Sites on Offer in Ilha Solteira
BRAZIL - The government is now selling aquaculture sites in Ilha Solteira. The areas offered are designed for small, medium and large producers interested in producing...
30 July 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil New Legislation Benefits Crab Production
BRAZIL - One of the main fish stocks in Brazil, the mangrove crab (Ucides cordatus), has received special attention from the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture...
29 July 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Brazil Fishermen's Portfolio Renewal Time Extended
BRAZIL - The fishermen of Brazil - more than a million people across the country - have received the reassuring news that the deadline for the professional portfolio...
 
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