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Launched: Pacific Handbook for Gender Equity and Social Inclusion in Coastal Fisheries and Aquaculture March 17, 2019   |  Source : SPC

The Pacific Community (SPC) just soft-launched a Pacific Handbook for Gender Equity and Social Inclusion in Coastal Fisheries and Aquaculture at the regional Heads of Fisheries meeting. The Handbook and background can be found on the SPC Coastal Fishe...

Fisheries activist and ICSF Member Mama Yawa Sandouno passes away March 17, 2019   |  Source : ICSF

Guinea Conakry's Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture and the Maritime Economy, Monsieur Frédéric Loua, has announced the death of Hadja Mama Yawa Sandouno, Deputy General Director, Joint Ministerial Committee. She passed away in the afternoon of Tu...

Sustaining the heartbeat of the Mekong Basin by Brian Eyler March 15, 2019   |  Source : China Dialogue

The Mekong River is often depicted as originating in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Maps show it flowing downstream through China’s southwest, and then forming the borders of or flowing through Laos, Myanmar and Thailand, before bisecting Cambodia and Vietn...

Maldives and EU hold fourth Policy Dialogue March 15, 2019   |  Source : Raajje

The Maldives government and the delegation of the European Union (EU) has held its fourth Policy Dialogue at Kurumba Maldives resort. In a joint press release on Monday, Maldives and the EU stated that their discussions covered a number of thematic areas ...

Indonesia’s tuna fisheries seek out sustainability certification March 15, 2019   |  Source : Mongabay

Indonesia is racing to certify its world-leading tuna fisheries as sustainable, drawn by the lucrative global market for eco-labeled seafood. The government has since 2014 rolled out a series of tough measures — from seizing and sinking illegal foreign ...

Myanmar's fisheries sector forced to restructure as declining demand decimates earnings by CHAN MYA HTWE March 15, 2019   |  Source : Myanmar Times

Myanmar fisheries and marine product exports have been declining over the past year after big buyers like Saudi Arabia and the US stopped importing from the sector last year. Meanwhile, demand trends from Myanmar’s other major trade partners such as Ban...

Vietnam aims to earn 4.2 billion USD from shrimp exports March 15, 2019   |  Source : Vietnam Plus

Vietnam sets a target of earning 4.1-4.2 billion USD from shrimp exports this year, higher than 3.6 billion USD recorded in 2018, according to the Directorate of Fisheries under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD). The figure was r...

Nigeria: Coastal protection imperative for sustainable fishery economy by Gordi Udeajah - Umuahia March 15, 2019   |  Source : The Guardian

A professor of fisheries and aquatic resources management, Anthony Nlewadim, has said that the protection of coastal communities and water bodies from effects of climate change and other anthropogenic sources of degradation are imperative to maintaining a...

Trends in small-scale fishery in Myanmar: Tenure rights and gender in Mon State and Tanintharyi Division by Maria Belen Angeles, Mads Barbesgaard, Jennifer Franco March 12, 2019   |  Source : TNI  | Copyright : 2015 Transnational Institute

Myanmar’s fishery sector is increasingly celebrated for its potential, and the country’s role as a major international source of fishery products (through wild-capture as well as aquaculture) is expected to expand further with investment in the years ...

UAE distributes 25 fishing boats to families in Aden by Mohammed Ali March 11, 2019   |  Source : UrduPoint  | Copyright : 1997-2019, UrduPoint Network

The UAE, represented by the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, distributed 25 fishing boats to the families of martyrs and disabled people in Al Buraiqa District, Aden Governorate, continuing its support for Yemeni fishermen. Mohammed Al Kaabi, ERC Representa...

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