Aquaculture Current Affairs, GK & News

MPEDA Multilingual Call Centre for Aquafarmers

The Marine Products Export Development Authority recently launched a multilingual call centre for Aquafarmers. The initiative is first of its kind in the country. It will address the technical issues and impart knowledge about efficient farming methods round the clock. About the Call Centre The Call Centre will mainly cater to the Aquafarmers of Andhra ..




Rice- Fish Farming System

In view of the increasing challenge to ensure food security and sustainable agricultural intensification, the benefits of extensively adopting rice- fish farming system in India is being discussed. About the System Rice cum fish farming is a type of co-culture system in agriculture where paddy cultivation is combined with rearing of aquatic animals like fish, ..


Shrimp farming training for EU importers

The Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies conducted a 4 days training program for food sector players from the European Union. The program trained scientists, entrepreneurs and technologists on techniques of farming the Indian Shrimp. The program is seen as an exhibition of the superior quality standards and hygiene standards adopted by the Kerala ..


5th Aqua Aquaria India 2019 held in Hyderabad

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the 5th edition of Aqua Aquaria India 2019, which is organized by the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) under the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry. The event was held at HITEX exhibition center in Hyderabad from 30th August to 1st September. The theme of the 2019 edition ..


Budj Bim Cultural Landscape becomes first in Australia to receive world heritage protection solely for its Aboriginal cultural importance

The Budj Bim Cultural Landscape in south-west Victoria has become the first in Australia to receive world heritage protection solely for its Aboriginal cultural importance. It has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list at a meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan on 6th July 2019. The site was created about 6,600 years ago by ..