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French fisheries collective's call on World Fisheries Day by Alain Le Sann November 27, 2020   |  Source : Collectif Pêche et Développement
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The Collectif Pêche et Développement (Fisheries and Development Collective), an association based in Lorient, France, that works to promote the sustainable development of the fishing and aquaculture sector, has issued a call to elected officials on the ...

Address water scarcity ‘immediately and boldly’, urges UN agriculture agency chief November 27, 2020   |  Source : UN News  | Copyright : United Nations

The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) 2020, the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) flagship report, noted that available freshwater resources have declined globally by more than 20 per cent per person over the past two decades, underscoring th...

UK Fisheries Act becomes law November 26, 2020   |  Source : World Fishing  | Copyright : Mercator Media Ltd 2020, All Rights Reserved

This week the United Kingdom’s first major domestic fisheries legislation in nearly forty years passed into law as the Fisheries Bill received Royal assent following its ten-month transition through Parliament. The Fisheries Act 2020 gives the UK ful...

Fishing in northern and eastern seas extremely dangerous, Sri Lanka's Met Dept warns as one fisherman dies November 26, 2020   |  Source : ColomboPage News Desk  | Copyright : 2000, 2020 by LankaPage.com (LLC)

The Meteorological Department of Sri Lanka says that the severe Tropical Cyclone Nivar will make landfall on the Tamil Nadu coast while strong winds could develop in the Northern and Eastern seas over the next 24 hours. According to the Meteorological ...

Why Africa’s small-scale fisheries “may not count” by Shem Oirere November 26, 2020   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2020 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

Despite the huge potential of Africa’s small-scale fisheries to boost the region’s food security, ramp up nutritional levels, alleviate poverty, and enhance environmental conservation, decision-makers across the continent have given the sector little ...

South Africa: Fishing rights - Robbing Peter to pay Paul a pittance by James Lorimer MP - DA Shadow Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries November 26, 2020   |  Source : AllAfrica  | Copyright : © 2020 AllAfrica

There's a resource grab happening in fishing. Minister Barbara Creecy has embarked on a program of taking fishing resources from successful individual small-scale fishers and putting them in the hands of the ANC created cooperatives, which have a 100% fai...

Cyclone Gati kills Yemeni fishermen in Somalia November 26, 2020   |  Source : Arab News

Seven Yemeni fishermen died when their boat was destroyed by gale-force winds as tropical Cyclone Gati lashed Somalia. The seven fishermen were asleep on the vessel in a sheltered breakwater in Xaafuun in the northeast of the country when the storm —...

Myanmar returns 9 Bangladeshi fishermen November 26, 2020   |  Source : Dhaka Tribune

Myanmar has returned nine Bangladeshi fishermen, apprehended over two weeks ago by their Border Guard Police (BGP) from the Naf River in Teknaf upazila, Cox’s Bazar. The fishermen were handed over following a flag meeting between the border security ...

French fishermen vow to take direct action to prevent construction of Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm by Christopher Hopson November 26, 2020   |  Source : Recharge

French fishermen have declared that they would rather die fighting than allow a fully approved offshore wind farm to be built off Brittany, and have vowed to take direct action to prevent construction. The row has led the French wind industry to write ...

Cyclone Nivar: Volunteers pitch in, help reach out to fishermen in India November 26, 2020   |  Source : ENS

In a first-of-its-kind operation, the administration of the Nellore district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has been utilising the services of volunteers for relief work. A dedicated team of around 30-50 members has been deputed for relief and reha...

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