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Liberia's artisanal fishers adopt CAOPAO’s sustainable fishery growth techniques by George Harris November 23, 2017   |  Source : Daily Observer  | Copyright : Liberian Observer Corporation

The Liberia Artisanal Fishermen Association (LAFA) has embraced the principles of the African Confederation of Artisanal Fisheries Professional Organizations (CAOPA) which focus on sustainable fishery activities, oceans and inland water security, gender e...

Sri Lanka Fisheries Ministry to grant permission to private sector to rear marine species November 23, 2017   |  Source : News 1st  | Copyright : 2016 News 1st DIGITAL / All rights reserved

Sri Lanka's Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development, has taken steps to grant permission to the private sector to rear fish and other marine species in lakes and lagoons in the Western Province. The Secretary of the Ministry, W.M.M.R. A...

Impact investment fund strengthens support to sustainable coastal fisheries in Indonesia November 22, 2017   |  Source : FIS  | Copyright : 1995 - 2017 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd

Impact fund Meloy Fund I, LP, has partnered the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to help safeguard the critical marine ecosystems of coastal fisheries in Indonesia and the Philippines, with additional USD 7 million funding. In this way, t...

Ghana Fisheries Ministry receives donations towards 33rd National Farmers Day November 22, 2017   |  Source : GhanaWeb

Ghana's Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development has received donations worth GHC100,000.00 from fourteen companies towards the 33rd National Farmers Day Celebrations. The Day, which would be held on 1st December 2017, seeks to award gallant f...

World Fisheries Day observed in India November 22, 2017   |  Source : Indian Cooperative

Addressing a gathering at a function organized on “World Fisheries Day” in the National Agricultural Science Center (NASC) complex in Delhi, India's Union Minister Radha Mohan Singh said overall fish production has registered an increase of about 18.8...

Philippines' fisheries output declined by almost 4% in Q3–report by Jasper Y. Arcalas November 22, 2017   |  Source : BusinessMirror  | Copyright : 2017 BusinessMirror

Fisheries production in the Philippines continued to decline and fell by nearly 4 percent in the third quarter due to the anemic performance of the commercial and municipal subsectors, according to data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). I...

US museum makes historic fisheries photos accessible by Liz Graves November 22, 2017   |  Source : Mount Desert Islander  | Copyright : 2017 by Mount Desert Islander

Researchers and others interested in maritime and fishing history have a powerful new tool at their disposal. The publishers of “National Fisherman” magazine donated the magazine’s entire predigital photographic archive to the Penobscot Marine Museu...

Fishing in troubled waters: In India, fishermen are using customary laws to tackle declining catches by Vinita Govindarajan November 22, 2017   |  Source : Scroll.in

In December 2014, Divya Karnad, a PhD student at Rutgers University in the United States, witnessed a fishermen’s meeting in Sindhudurg district in South Maharashtra. The artisanal fisherfolk, belonging to the Brahmeshwar community, had taken the day of...

Aggrieved South Africa fishers corner minister during launch by Dominic Adriaanse November 21, 2017   |  Source : IOL  | Copyright : 2017 Independent Media and affiliated companies

Small-scale fishers in South Africa cornered Deputy Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Bheki Cele during the launch of World Fisheries Day in Saldanha yesterday. Representatives from many fishing organisations and fishing communities from th...

World Fisheries Day 2017 by Paula Barbeito November 21, 2017   |  Source : Slow Food  | Copyright : 2015 Slow Food - All rights reserved

World Fisheries Day was established by the World Fisheries Forum (WWF) as an opportunity for reflection on our ever-increasing knowledge of the state of the oceans, fish stocks, fishers and coastal communities. Every November 21st, fisherfolk communities ...

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