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India in WTO Fisheries Negotiation

India recently submitted its proposal at the on-going negotiations at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on preventing harmful fisheries subsidies. The negotiations are being done as according to WTO the harmful fisheries subsidies are estimated to be at 14 billion USD to 20.5 billion USD. What are the proposals placed by India? Under its proposal ..

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Mizoram witnessing Growth in Pisciculture

Pisciculture means controlled breeding and rearing of fish. Fishery is a sustainable livelihood. It supports about 60 million people in our country. It also contributes to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and have foreign exchange earnings as well. It provides food and nutritional security to the people. What is in news? Mizoram is witnessing exponential ..

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What is Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will digitally launch Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana.  He is also going to launch e-Gopala application. About Matsya Sampada Yojana The scheme will be launched for sustainable development of fisheries in India. It is going to be implemented between 2020-21 and 2024-25. Under the scheme, total funds allocations to the fisheries ..

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ICAR prepared fisheries guidelines become part of FAO

On May 7, 2020, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) released advisories to fisheries sector in 12 languages. Apart from Hindi and English, advisories were issued in 10 regional languages. Highlights The advisories were prepared and issued by ICAR-CIFRI (Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute), Barrackpore. It included rivers, reservoirs, estuaries, wetlands and reservoirs. Apart ..

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Krishi Vigyan Kendra: Door Delivery of fish Scheme

The Krishi Vigyan Kendra operating under Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute has launched a door delivery scheme in Kerala. Under the scheme, it is providing door delivery of fishes to several households in Kochi city. Highlights The Door Delivery scheme has gained a good response in the Kochi city with average daily supply hitting 510 ..

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Cabinet Approval: India-Iceland MoU in Sustainable Fisheries Development

On February 12, 2020 the Union Cabinet approved the Memorandum of Understanding signed between India and Iceland in the field of fisheries. Highlights The countries had signed agreements in September 2019, to develop inland fisheries. According to the agreement, the countries agreed to create facilities of technical experts and scientists in shore areas and deep ..

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