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07 December 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India Aqua farmers come to their senses now
INDIA - About a decade or so ago, mesmerised by greed, hundreds of farmers in the coastal villages of this district turned their paddy fields into prawn tanks to...
03 December 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India Nutrition focus for training course
INDIA - In a bid to hone the skills of fish nutrition professionals, the Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture here kicked off a 21-day training programme....
28 November 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India Familiarising Scientists with Aquaculture
INDIA - In an attempt to familiarise scientists of South-East Asian countries on aquaculture science and inland fisheries management for sustained growth of the...
26 November 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India Science Shows Inland fisheries have huge potential
INDIA - India's inland fisheries sector offers a wide scope for increasing fish production through aquaculture and by increasing the coverage of water area. ...
22 November 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India Exporters threaten not to source shrimp from farms
INDIA - An effort of the government’s trade promotion body Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) to clamp down on a practice of shipping out shrimp...
16 November 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India Now, IT course for extension officers in aquaculture
INDIA - Scientists at the Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture here have embarked on a unique mission to empower block-level extension officers about the...
Global Fish Farming News from India Marine industry plans to introduce vannamei shrimp
INDIA - India produces mainly black tiger shrimps; processing facilities are operating at less than one-third capacity. Its marine industry is planning to introduce...
02 November 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India India ranks second in inland fish production
INDIA - With immense possibilities for both open water fisheries and fresh water aquaculture, India ranks second only to Japan in inland sector fish production....
01 November 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India ‘Smart shrimp’ a bone of contention
INDIA - The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) of India is all set to produce next generation smart shrimps or Specific Pathogen Free (SPF) shrimps...
31 October 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India Real reason behind depletion of India’s mangroves revealed
INDIA - New research has found out the reality behind the destruction of tropical mangrove forests in the tsunami-affected regions of India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka,...
22 October 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India Subsidies to boost marine exports
INDIA - The Marine Products Exports Development Authority (MPEDA), to boost marine exports and earn precious foreign exchange for the country, will extend subsidies...
17 October 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India Commercial production of seeds of tiger shrimps begins
INDIA - The Fisheries College and Research Institute has commenced commercial production of seeds of tiger shrimps on its Maritech Research Centre campus situated...
15 October 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India Killer disease hits shrimp exports hard
INDIA - For foodies across the world, it’s a bad news. The much-savoured cultured shrimps reared in the coastal belt of Olpaad taluka in Surat have been hit by...
12 October 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India Centre to help produce better quality tiger prawn
SRIKAKULAM - The Agriculture and Fisheries departments are jointly setting up a Tiger Prawn Research Centre (TRPC) at Moolapalem in Sompeta mandal at a cost of Rs...
10 October 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India Thailand company likely to invest $10m in State
INDIA - In what is likely to be the first case of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the State, a major business concern of Thailand has shown keen interest in investing...
09 October 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India Prawns and crabs take the place of chicken
INDIA - Prawn and crab have become a recent up-market delicacy and in turn chicken meat has become poor man’s non-vegetarian choice....
Global Fish Farming News from India Fish price crashes
INDIA - The price of fish crashed by about 30 to 40 per cent in all coastal towns of Nagapattinam district during the last week following poor demand....
03 October 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India NETFISH to improve quality
INDIA - Union Minister of State for Commerce Jairam Ramesh on Monday said that the government was keen on diversifying the fishing sector....
02 October 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India Do you know that freshwater leafage and mussels make pearls?
BHOPAL - Very few of us know about the many ways in which pearls are formed. If you want to know the answer, ask Vijayeta Rathore, a young scholar in applied aquaculture...
Global Fish Farming News from India Trout farmers petition against Kullu hydle project
INDIA - Residents of Patlikuhl area in Kullu district have filed a petition in Himachal Pradesh High Court challenging the government’s decision to grant NOC to...
01 October 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India New technology vital for aquaculture growth
INDIA - It is imperative to develop aquaculture technologies on export-oriented species to facilitate more employment opportunities in the rural sector and to generate...
28 September 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India IIT Kharagpur to host aquaculture meet
INDIA - The agricultural and food engineering department of the Indian Institute of Technology at Kharagpur will be hosting a two-day workshop called Sustain-Aqua...
27 September 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India Biotechnology is vital for industry development, says scientists
INDIA - Research should be development orientated with direct socio-economic relevance, according to Dr George John, senior advisor of the Department of Biotechnology....
Global Fish Farming News from India MPEDA stepping up thrust on aquaculture tech
INDIA - The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) is intensifying efforts to foster aquaculture technologies on export-oriented species with the twin...
26 September 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India Marine exports may miss target as rupee rises against dollar
INDIA - With the rupee appreciating by more than 11% this year, the the income of exporters has gone down drastically because their earnings are only in dollars...
25 September 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India India to benefit from high shrimp duty on Vietnam
INDIA - In a fillip to the Indian marine industry, the US Department of Commerce (DoC) has maintained 25.76 per cent of anti-dumping duty on shrimp imports from...
24 September 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India Andhra shrimp farmers in troubled waters
INDIA - Shrimp hatcheries in Andhra Pradesh are reeling under severe losses due to lack of demand and a strengthening rupee. ...
21 September 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India Pallo fish decline due to water shortage
HYDERABAD - The shortage of water in Indus and heavy fishing pressure from local fishermen are the main reasons of decline of Pallo species’ population says Prof...
Global Fish Farming News from India Floods sink fish farmers
Farmers engaged in pisciculture have been dealt a double blow. If the Barak and its tributaries have swamped their fisheries, loans from financial institutions have...
18 September 2007
Global Fish Farming News from India Aquaculture gaining in prominence
US - Aquaculture will be the mainstay of fish and fish-based production the world over, according to Kristjan Thorarinn Davidsson, managing director and head of...
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