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Adrift Indonesian fisherman rescued by Thai boat by ACHADTHAYA CHUENNIRAN June 14, 2021   |  Source : Bangkok Post  | Copyright : 2021 Bangkok Post Public Company Limited

An Indonesian fisherman adrift for nine days in a small boat after his engine broke down was rescued by a Thai fishing boat south of Koh Rachanoi on Sunday. Vice Admiral Choengchai Chomchoengpaet, commander of the 3th Naval Area, said the rescue was re...

Livelihoods of fishermen in Sri Lanka sink deep in troubled waters by Nadia Fazlulhaq June 14, 2021   |  Source : The Sunday Times  | Copyright : The Sunday Times, Sri Lanka

While the ship disaster has left small and medium scale fishermen in the western and northwestern coasts of Sri Lanka struggling to keep their livelihoods afloat, the demand for deep sea fish has triggered a price increase in some varieties. Prices of ...

Irish fishermen to stage protest in Dublin to highlight threat to income June 14, 2021   |  Source : Independent.ie  | Copyright : © INDEPENDENT.IE

Fishermen in Ireland are to stage a major demonstration in Dublin city centre to highlight the threat to incomes from Brexit and EU fish quota cuts. The protest will take place on Wednesday, June 23 and will include boats from Dublin, Louth, Donegal, W...

Kenya's coast region Go-Blue Programme ready to launch by Arnold Linga Masila June 14, 2021   |  Source : Kenya News Agency  | Copyright : Kenya News Agency

The Go-Blue Programme in Kenya under the umbrella of Jumuiya ya Kaunti za Pwani (JKP) is now ready to roll out its first phase projects aimed at creating income-generating activities for the region’s youths and women. Speaking at Mombasa during the l...

On World Ocean Day, IPC Working Group on Fisheries calls to restore ecosystems, protect future generations, and ensure SSF livelihoods and rights June 14, 2021   |  Source : IPC Working Group on Fisheries

During World Ocean Week (8-11 June 2021), the Working Group on Fisheries of the International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty (IPC) wants to give space and visibility to small-scale fishers’ voices through a series of videos that will bring you ...

Chinese 'factory ship' trawlers pose a threat to Pakistan's local fishermen June 14, 2021   |  Source : WION  | Copyright : 1998-2019 Zee Media Corporation Ltd (An Essel Group Company), All rights reserved.

Posing threats to the livelihood of local fishermen, hundreds of fishing trawlers have amassed at Pakistan’s Gwadar Port. Through CPEC ports China has invested millions in the Gwadar port; a gateway to China’s trade ambitions. Though it is believed...

Hopes dashed for Kampong Cham fishermen in Cambodia as conservation lake dries by Moeun Chhean Nariddh June 14, 2021   |  Source : Khmer Times  | Copyright : 2021 Virtus Media Pte., Ltd. (Khmer Times)

For many years, illegal and over-fishing have depleted the population of fish in the lakes and rivers across Cambodia, particularly during the dry season. For fishermen in Kampong Cham province’s Kang Meas district, they have pinned their hopes on a ...

Fisherfolk in Dingalan, Aurora in the Philippines equipped with livelihood technology tool June 14, 2021   |  Source : The Manila Times  | Copyright : The Manila Times – All Rights Reserved.

Life at sea is perilous, especially for fisherfolk, who do not have the means to properly monitor weather conditions. Many of them merely rely on the moon, the sun and the wind to predict changes in weather. The lack of scientific basis to keep the fis...

Invest in vulnerable communities to end child labour - Ghana rights group urges govt. by Gilbert Mawuli Agbey June 14, 2021   |  Source : Graphic Online

The President of Challenging Heights, a child rights organisation based in Winneba, Ghana, Mr James Kofi Annan, has called on the government to make critical investments in vulnerable communities in a bid to tackle the menace of child labour. According...

Tra fish exports from Vietnam expected to continue recovering June 14, 2021   |  Source : VNA  | Copyright : Copyright, VietnamPlus, Vietnam News Agency (VNA).

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) forecasts that Vietnam's tra fish (pangasius) exports will continue to grow in the coming months thanks to the control of the COVID-19 pandemic in importing countries, said VASEP Secretary...

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