MALDIVES : Luxurious resort Soneva Jani has become the latest member of non-profit association International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF) through its new Responsible Tourism Initiative.
This initiative connects hotels and resorts with local sustainable fisheries for the benefit of guests and staff, local fishing communities and the marine environment, explains IPNLF. It is specifically aimed at improving sustainability in the supply chain in hospitality establishments and enhancing the understanding of one-by-one tuna fisheries.
INDIA : ICAR-CIBA has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the technology transfer for a seabass hatchery to start the first hatchery for the resource in Andhra Pradesh.
Through the MOU, ICAR-CIBA transfers hatchery technology it has developed for the production of seabass seed and nursery rearing technology for the fingerlings to an entrepreneur, Nishanth Reddy, who is to set up the seabass hatchery in the state.
- Private sector and NGO commit to improve small-scale shrimp farming standards
- 225 innovation projects in fisheries and aquaculture awarded USD 17 million
- Thai Union Group, Chicken of the Sea® and Monterey Bay Aquarium launch USD 73m sustainability initiative
- Fish production increased in the first eight months of the year