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India’s Draft National lnland Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy (NIFAP) dated 27 February 2019 is available for comments March 07, 2019   |  Source : Department of Animal Husbandry Dairying & Fisheries (DADF)

Draft National lnland Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy (NIFAP) as submitted by the said Committee is attached herewith for inviting comments from the stakeholders. Department of Fisheries is requested that comments, if any, on the draft National lnland Fi...

Nigeria's fisheries department licenses 143 vessels for 2019 March 07, 2019   |  Source : Vanguard  | Copyright : 2019 Vanguard Media Limited

The department of fishery and Aquaculture under the Federal Ministry of Agriculture has licensed a total of 143 fishing vessels allowed to fish marine products in the nation’s territorial and coastal waters for the year 2019. Speaking exclusively to Van...

Tanzanian authorities create special zone to protect marine resources March 07, 2019   |  Source : Xinhuanet  | Copyright : 2000-2019 XINHUANET.com

Tanzanian authorities on Tuesday announced the creation of a special zone aimed at protecting marine resources and fighting illegal fishing in the Indian Ocean. "Illegal fishing and haphazard harvest of marine resources have been in place in the Indian...

Lake Victoria's artisanal fishermen basks in ‘Operation Sangara’ success as fish stock by Beatrice Philemon March 07, 2019   |  Source : IPP Media

Artisanal fishermen on Lake Victoria have seen their daily catch increase from 15 to 60 kilograms per traditional fishing boat per day thanks to ‘Operation Sangara’ which was spearheaded by Minister of Livestock and Fisheries, Luhaga Mpina between 201...

Vulnerability of migrant workers in Thailand's fishing industry March 07, 2019   |  Source : UNDP

In 2013, the Royal Thai Government proposed that the UN General Assembly proclaim March 3rd as World Wildlife Day. The anniversary gives us an important opportunity to reflect on the relationship between wildlife and humans. Today, there is wider awarenes...

OFID supports to strengthen Mozambique's artisanal and industrial fishing March 07, 2019   |  Source : Urdu Point

The OPEC Fund for International Development, OFID, has signed a US$12 million loan agreement with Mozambique to co-finance a project aimed at strengthening artisanal and industrial fishing to boost food security and improve living standards. The loan w...

The Illegal Unreported and Unregulated Fishing index is launched March 07, 2019   |  Source : The Global Initiative  | Copyright : Global Initiative 2019

The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime and Poseidon – Aquatic Resource Management Ltd. are pleased to announce the launch of the IUU Fishing Index, a tool designed to provide a better understanding of illegal, unreported and unregul...

India govt. launches a restructured Blue Revolution scheme covering inland fisheries, aquaculture and marine fisheries March 06, 2019   |  Source : Govt. of India

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries of the Government of India has restructured all the ongoing schemes for fisheries under the umbrella of "Blue Revolution". The restructured scheme provid...

The growing importance of regional oceans cooperation by Alf Håkon Hoel, Professor at UiT – the Arctic University of Norway March 04, 2019   |  Source : Barents Observer  | Copyright : The Independent Barents Observer AS

A valuable development in international oceans governance is the growing importance of regional cooperation. According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), there are currently about 60 international organizations that deal with in regional o...

Expert weighs in on Liberia's fisheries deal with Senegal by Judoemue Kollie March 04, 2019   |  Source : Daily Observer  | Copyright : Liberian Observer Corporation

An international fisheries expert interviewed by the Daily Observer says that that the controversial fisheries agreement signed between Liberia and Senegal a month ago contains several flaws and, if for any reason endorsed by the Liberian government, coas...

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