Friday, July 19, 2024
Extreme weather may hinder economic contribution of Philippines' agriculture, fisheries sector
The economic contribution of the Philippines' agriculture and fisheries sectors would remain relatively flat this year as the country reels from extreme weather conditions and persisting pests and diseases, a unit of the University of Asia ...
Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Feedback sought for draft of Fisheries and Oceans Canada's Atlantic salmon national strategy
Fisheries and Oceans Canada is seeking feedback on a draft of its national strategy on Atlantic salmon
Thursday, July 11, 2024
COFI36 begins in Rome, Italy to address global fisheries and aquaculture challenges
The 36th Session of the Committee on Fisheries (COFI36) began at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome, Italy.
Friday, June 21, 2024
Year-on-year drop in Kenya's fish production last year as freshwater fisheries face challenges
Year-over-year fish production in Kenya declined in 2023 as the country's freshwater fisheries – where most of the country's fishery production occurs – continued to deal with environmental stressors and illegal, unreported and ...
Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Philippines' fisheries output to reach nearly 2.9 million MT by 2032 due to higher aquaculture production
The Philippines' fisheries production is projected to rise by 12% to almost 2.9 million metric tons (MT) in 2032 on the back of higher aquaculture output, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said.
Tuesday, June 11, 2024
FAO: Aquaculture surpasses capture fisheries production
According to the latest report from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), global fisheries and aquaculture production have reached unprecedented levels, with aquaculture surpassing capture fisheries production f ...
Thursday, May 23, 2024
Philippines fisheries production dips 0.5% in first quarter of 2024
Fisheries production in the Philippines saw a slight decline of 0.5% in the first quarter of 2024. The total volume registered was 987.19 thousand metric tonnes, down from 992.33 thousand metric tonnes in the same period the previous year, ...
Friday, April 19, 2024
India's BJP reveals plan to modernise country's fisheries sector
India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has unveiled its plan to uplift and advance the country's fisheries sector in its election manifesto of 2024.
Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Malaysia and Canada to boost cooperation in agriculture, fisheries and livestock
Malaysia and Canada have expressed their commitment to strengthening cooperation in the agriculture, fisheries and livestock sectors, in addition to welcoming technical cooperation in agricultural research and development, Bernama reported ...
Monday, March 4, 2024
Ministers disagree on fisheries and agriculture deals at WTO conference
As the World Trade Organization's 13th ministerial conference (MC13) in Abu Dhabi nears its conclusion, trade ministers remain divided on critical issues concerning fisheries subsidies and agriculture, AFP reported.
Thursday, February 22, 2024
India's Department of Fisheries in MoU to help fish producers transact online
India's Department of Fisheries announced on February 19 that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) platform to help traditional fishermen, fish farmers producer organisations and entr ...
Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Assam, India, produces most of its fish for local consumption, says fisheries minister
The monthly requirement of fish for consumption in Assam, India, is 37,469 metric tonnes, of which around 98% is produced in the state, said fisheries minister Parimal Suklabaidya in the Indian assembly last week.
Friday, February 16, 2024
Canada's fisheries department accused of "gross mismanagement" of aquaculture in British Columbia
An Indigenous-led group in Canada is criticising what it says is the "gross mismanagement" of aquaculture in British Columbia by the country's Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), as it called for a separation of its regulato ...
Thursday, February 15, 2024
Philippines' fisheries production decreased 1.8% in volume last year
The Philippines' fisheries production volume reached 4.26 million metric tonnes in 2023, reflecting a 1.8% annual decline, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said.
Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Report reveals impact of Norwegian salmon industry on West African fisheries
A recent report by environmental organisations showed the significant impact of the Norwegian salmon industry on West African fisheries, highlighting concerns over sustainability and livelihoods in the region, SeafoodSource reported.

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