Friday, June 5, 2020
Myanmar fisheries sector's decline puts a million jobs at risk
Myanmar's fishing sector may lose nearly a million manpower, after almost all shipments to China and the US have been cancelled since February due to COVID-19, Bloomberg reported.
Saturday, May 30, 2020
Indonesia to provide US$69 million aid for fisheries, aquaculture farmers
Indonesia's Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry has proposed a IDR1.02 trillion (US$69 million) incentive package for small scale fishermen and aquaculture farmers hit by the COVID-19 crisis, reported The Jakarta Post.
Saturday, May 23, 2020
Austral Fisheries launches sustainability-focused start-up programme
Austral Fisheries is starting an "accelerator" programme to help start-ups centering on sustainability-focused innovation in the seafood sector, reported SeafoodSource.
Friday, May 22, 2020
Brazil fisheries appeal to government amid COVID-19 crisis
Brazil's fish processors are pleading the government for tax breaks, subsidised credit and emergency loan guarantees, as the COVID-19 crisis pulls demand leaving a million-workforce sector struggling badly, reported Reuters.
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Meloy Fund seeks to invest in Southeast Asia's coastal fisheries
The Meloy Fund for Sustainable Community Fisheries is seeking to make a wave of investment in coastal fisheries in Southeast Asia, where it believes impact capital will be beneficial for both fishermen and the environment.
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Canada gives aid to fisheries, aquaculture sectors
Canada has provided its fisheries and aquaculture sectors with an aid package that will provide both direct and indirect support to the said industries and their employees.
Friday, March 20, 2020
Sustainable Fisheries Partnership launches new aquaculture project
The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) has launched the Aquaculture Improvement Project (AIP) Directory to support the seafood supply chain's engagement with aquaculture improvement projects.
Friday, March 13, 2020
India's College of Fisheries to modernise 22-acre aquaculture farm
The College of Fisheries in Mangalore, India will further develop and modernise its aquaculture farm spread over 22 acres on its premises at Yekkur using artificial intelligence (AI) technology.
Monday, December 2, 2019
Alltech announces R&D collaborations into sustainable salmon production for Norway fisheries
Developing more robust and sustainable salmon through nutritional product innovations and associated scientific documentation is the aim of Alltech's latest aquaculture collaboration.
Thursday, November 28, 2019
From fish waste to biodegradable plastic: Aquaculture, fisheries score environmental points
The UK uses around 5 million tonnes of plastic every year, nearly half of which is packaging. Aquaculture and fisheries to the rescue. A UK student from the University of Sussex invented a biodegradable alternative to single-use plastic, wh ...
Monday, October 28, 2019
Myanmar Fisheries Federation calls for ban on combined poultry-fish farms
The system uses poultry excrement to feed the fish, increasing the likelihood of diseases infecting the fish's digestive system which could be passed on to humans, reported Myanmar Times.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Canada supports fish and seafood sector through Quebec Fisheries Fund
Canada and its province, Quebec, are working together to modernise the fish and seafood sector - a development that recognises the industry as an integral part of the economic and social fabric of coastal communities across Quebec.
Monday, August 6, 2018
Argentina and Spain sign memorandum for cooperation in fisheries and aquaculture
August 6, 2018 Argentina and Spain sign memorandum for cooperation in fisheries and aquaculture Argentina's Minister of Agribusiness of the Nation Luis Miguel Etchevehere and his Spanish counterpart, Luis Planas, signed a Memorandum of Unde ...
Monday, December 11, 2017
'Philippines needs fisheries department to boost fish production'
The Philippines should create a full-fledged department of fisheries to improve fish production for domestic consumption and for export, an aquaculture expert said.
Friday, December 1, 2017
Paul Lansbergen is new president of Fisheries Council of Canada
Paul Lansbergen is the new president of the Fisheries Council of Canada (FCC), which is composed of the country's fish farmers and fish-processing firms.

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