SPAIN: Anfaco-Cecopesca, through its General Secretary, Juan Vieites, will participate this Tuesday in a meeting with Michel Barnier, head of negotiations of the European Commission with the United Kingdom on its march of the European Union, which will take place in the Representation of the European Commission offices in Madrid.
INDONESIA:The Indonesian Minister of Fisheries and Maritime Affairs, Susi Pudjiastuti, remains committed to her principles to eliminate foreign fishing vessels that operate illegally in Indonesian waters, even though other members of the Cabinet do not agree with some of their methods.
INDIA: The state of Odisha has launched a new scheme to favour the creation of additional 2,200 hectares of freshwater aquaculture farming with 50 percent financial assistance to farmers.
The state plan scheme, called Fish Pond Yojana, has been developed with Odisha Government funding of INR 960 million (USD 14.8 million), as it was announced by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
INDIA: The non-government organisation Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has awarded GBP 43,373 fund to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF)-India for promoting sustainable practices in the country’s fisheries sector.