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Cyclone Nivar: Depression to cross India's Tamil Nadu coast on Wednesday, govt reviews situation November 24, 2020   |  Source : PTI

With the depression over the Bay of Bengal likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm by Tuesday and cross the coast as a severe cyclonic storm a day after, the government of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu on Monday reviewed the situation, asking the respe...

Small-scale fishermen in Sri Lanka increasingly threatened by the Covid pandemic by Melani Manel Perera November 24, 2020   |  Source : AsiaNews.it  | Copyright : Fondazione PIME Onlus – AsiaNews

Sri Lanka’s small fishermen are losing their fishing grounds and are at risk of losing their fundamental right to life and sustenance, warned Herman Kumara, coordinator of the National Fisheries Solidarity Movement (NAFSO), last Saturday, 21 November, W...

Fishermen in Central Vietnam earn high profits from bumper tiny shrimp catch by Duong Quang - Translated by Anh Quan November 24, 2020   |  Source : SGGP  | Copyright : 005 SGGP English edition

Lately, many fishermen in the coastal Central Province of Ha Tinh have taken advantage of favourable weather to fish around coastlines. Their labor was rewarded as they caught tons of the creature. According to Mr Bui Tuan Son, Director of the Port Aut...

Namibia revels in MSC certification of hake fishery by Shem Oirere November 24, 2020   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2020 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

A successful endeavor to rebuild Namibia’s hake stocks and eliminate destructive fishing practices has earned the African country’s hake trawl and longline fishery Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification last week. Members of the fishery say th...

New citizen app lets small-scale fishermen in Ghana catch illegal trawlers by Andy Corbley November 24, 2020   |  Source : Good News Network  | Copyright : 1997–2020 GNN, LLC

If fish stocks off the Ghanaian coast were to collapse, it would put the livelihoods of millions of people at risk, but a new app that lets local fishermen photograph and report illegal trawlers could be the perfect tool to prevent the disaster. With h...

Piracy is thriving off the coast of West Africa despite COVID nearly crushing global marine traffic by KATHERINE DUNN AND JEREMY KAHN November 24, 2020   |  Source : Fortune  | Copyright : 2020 Fortune Media IP Limited. All Rights Reserved.

This August, the final captives held hostage by Somali pirates were finally released after an excruciatingly long captivity. The stretch of coast off East Africa where the captives were taken in 2015 was once famous for its speedboat hijackings. And th...

World Forum of Fisher Peoples (WFFP) celebrates World Fisheries Day November 23, 2020   |  Source : WFFP

The following is the Statement issued by Nadine Nembard (General Secretary), Christiana Louwa & Moises Osorto (Co-chairpersons) of the World Forum of Fisher Peoples (WFFP): We, the World Forum of Fisher Peoples representing over 10 million small-scale ...

World Fisheries Day: How the EU can support sustainable African artisanal fisheries November 23, 2020   |  Source : CFFA  | Copyright : CFFA

In this declaration on the occasion of World Fisheries Day, the Coalition for Fair Fisheries Agreements (CFFA) calls on the European Union to integrate the FAO Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-scale fisheries into all its policies that have an im...

Study finds yawning gender pay gap, disparities in coastal fishing communities in Bangladesh November 23, 2020   |  Source : UNB  | Copyright : United News of Bangladesh (UNB)

A recent study has found that all of the women working in the coastal belt fisheries in Bangladesh are earning lower wages than their male counterparts. They also lack empowerment, with very low participation in decision-making processes even at home....

Sicilian fishermen’s capture escalates ‘red prawn war’ between Italy and Libya by STEFANIA D'IGNOTI November 23, 2020   |  Source : Politico

There’s little question that Libya’s lawlessness poses a threat to European security. But while the danger of a failed state on the Continent’s doorstep remains largely abstract for most, it has become a painful reality for Insaf Jemmali. Since S...

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