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'No food left in the sea': Pakistani fishermen fearful as Chinese trawlers dock at Karachi port October 20, 2020   |  Source : Arab News

A pressure group that represents Pakistani fishermen has said a government plan to allow Chinese companies to carry out deep-sea fishing in the country’s territorial waters could threaten the survival of at least three million people who depend on the s...

Retrenched Namibian fishermen to be re-employed October 20, 2020   |  Source : The Namibian  | Copyright : © 2015 The Namibian

Around 1 100 fishermen who were retrenched from Namsov Fishing due to slashed quotas and striking illegally are expected to be back at work before the start of the hake season on 1 November. The Cabinet has allocated a total allowable catch of 1 300 to...

Woman power at sea: an example from Brunei by Lyna Mohammad October 19, 2020   |  Source : Boston Bulletin  | Copyright : © 2013 Borneo Bulletin Online - The Independent Newspaper in Brunei Darussalam, Sabah and Sarawak

There are several challenges when one wants to pursue a career at sea. One must be able to cope with being away from family and friends for a long period, and deal with the mental and physical stress of demanding tasks. Also being an overwhelmingly mal...

The Sultanate of Oman marks World Food Day October 19, 2020   |  Source : ONA  | Copyright : ONA 2019, All Rights Reserved.

The Sultanate of Oman, represented by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Water Resources, today marked World Food Day, which falls on October 16th every year. The ceremony was held under the patronage of Dr. Saud bin Hamoud Al Habsi, Minister ...

Philippine military’ Sulu naval task group rescues 5 fishermen of capsized motorboat by Rene Acosta October 19, 2020   |  Source : BusinessMirror  | Copyright : 2020 BusinessMirror

Five persons were rescued by the military’s Naval Task Group (NTG) Sulu on Sunday in the waters of Patikul, Sulu, two days after their motorized boat was reported to have capsized as a result of bad weather the past two days. Joint Task Force Sulu sp...

World Food Day: ICSF's statement in support of small-scale artisanal fisheries October 19, 2020   |  Source : ICSF  | Copyright : ICSF 2020

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The following is a Statement issued by the International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF) on World Food Day, 16 October 2020: >>>>> As the world grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic, World Food Day 2020 is marked by an unprecedented chall...

Mauritania pledged to eliminate fishmeal production by 2020. Today, it has tripled by Beatrice Gorez October 19, 2020   |  Source : CFFA-CAPE

Despite promises of measures to discourage this activity by increasing export taxes and redirecting landings for human consumption, more than 650,000 tons of fresh fish per year are used to make fishmeal and fishoil in Mauritania. In 2017, Mauritania s...

World Food Day: Utilizing the ocean to feed the planet by Karly Kelso October 19, 2020   |  Source : EDF  | Copyright : 2020 Environmental Defense Fund. All Rights Reserved.

On 16 October we celebrate World Food Day — the annual event that promotes global awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure healthy diets for all. But unique to this year is the coronavirus pandemic, which has crea...

Pope expresses support for fishermen detained in Libya October 19, 2020   |  Source : AFP

Pope Francis expressed support on Sunday for 18 fishermen held in Libya, weighing in on a standoff between Italy and the administration of Khalifa Haftar, one of the North African country’s two rival leaders. “I want to say a word of encouragement ...

This Indigenous fishing venture is tackling food security in West Arnhem Land, Australia by Jon Daly October 19, 2020   |  Source : ABC

Nutritious and affordable food is hard to come by in the remote community of Maningrida in West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia. Now, a group of local fishers are building a seafood enterprise to provide the town with fresh, cheap fish and m...

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