Page-6 of Fisheries Current Affairs, GK & News

The 2017 World Fisheries day (WFD)

The World Fisheries day (WFD) is celebrated every year on November 21 throughout the world by the fisherfolk communities holding rallies, workshops, public meetings, cultural programs and exhibition to highlight the importance of maintaining the world’s fisheries. The day helps in highlighting the critical importance to human lives, of water and the lives it sustains, ..

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Rayichapalu officially declared as one of rarest species of fish in world by Marine Living Resources Department of Andhra University

‘Rayichapalu’ has been officially declared as one of the rarest species of fish in the world by the researchers from the Marine Living Resources Department of Andhra University. The fish is a regular catch for fishermen in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. It is a colourful fish which is around 97mm in length and lives near the ..

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India, Sri Lanka sign MoU to support fishermen in Hambantota district

India and Sri Lanka have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support livelihood of the fishing and farming project to communities in Sri Lanka’s southern Hambantota district Under this project, India will provide fishing and farming communities equipment worth USD two million. Key Facts The project envisages gift of equipment and tools such as ..

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Union Cabinet gives nod to MoU between India and Bangladesh on cooperation in the field of Fisheries

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for extension of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Bangladesh on cooperation in the field of Fisheries. The MoU was signed in September 2011 to enhance bilateral cooperation in the field of Fisheries and aquaculture and allied activities between two neighbouring countries. With this extension, the ..

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