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Satellite-based advisory service launched for deep sea fishermen 09 Oct 2019
 
The gap in communication was severely felt during Cyclone Ockhi in November-December 2017     
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Source: Down To Earth
CMFRI develops 'designer clownfish' 09 Oct 2019
 
The variety commands a good demand in the market and fetches high price for fisherfolk     
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Source: The Hindu
WTO fisheries talks this week to bridge differences 08 Oct 2019
 
Negotiating group on rules still headless, meeting year-end deadline seems difficult     
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Source: The Hindu Businessline
MPEDA to boost aquaculture in Indian state of Telangana 08 Oct 2019
 
India's Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) is planning to improve freshwater aquaculture in Telangana state, reports the Hindu.     
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Source: Undercurrent News
Fisherfolk Fear Corporatisation Through Maritime Fisheries Bill 07 Oct 2019
 
The mandatory licensing for payment of levy and charges for fishing will affect the traditional fishermen while the exemption of charges will favour the corporates eager to venture into fishing, say the office bearers of the fishermen association.     
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Source: News Click
Walmart uses blockchain technology for tracing seafood in Andhra Pradesh 05 Oct 2019
 
Since 2017, Walmart has been collaborating with IBM on the use of blockchain technology to enhance global food traceability     
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Source: Business Standard
Fishing boats will have transponders 04 Oct 2019
 
As a fallout of the Suvarna Thribhuja fishing vessel tragedy, the fisheries department is in the process of ensuring installation of automatic identification system (AIS) transponders on all fishing vessels which are 20 metres long.     
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Source: Times of India
Marine Products Export Development Authority opens Seafood India signature stall at Kochi airport 04 Oct 2019
 
The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) has opened its second signature stall at the Cochin International Airport under its ‘Seafood India’ project launched ten months ago.     
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Source: The Hindu Businessline
Onion, hilsa exports discussed at India-Bangladesh biz forum 04 Oct 2019
 
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, here on a three-day visit, sent out a clear message that India’s decision to ban export of onions taken last month, is hurting the next door neighbour, which is greatly dependant on supplies from here.     
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Source: The Times of India
Importance of Selective Breeding of Penaeus Indicus (Fish) 03 Oct 2019
 
Rajni Sekhri Sibal, I.A.S., Secretary, Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India visited the ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture in Chennai.?? ...      View More     
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Source: The Times of India