INDONESIA : The International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF), the charity that is committed to developing and supporting responsible one-by-one tuna fisheries and supply chains, announced the launch of its new film, ‘An Indonesian tuna tale: Championing sustainability’.
The film shows the story of Indonesia’s one-by-one tuna fishers and fish workers, explaining why they are committed to fishing sustainably, as well as the value that good management can bring.
SRI LANKA: Colombo: Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development P. Harrison says since the per capita fish consumption in Sri Lanka is still not high enough to meet the nutritional needs of the people, it is necessary to take measures to increase the freshwater fish production in the country.
INDIA : Seafood exporters from India have voiced concern over the new Seafood Import Monitoring Policy (SIMP) regulations of the United States on shrimp and other marine products, since they fear they could experience a backlash on surging exports.
In the sector’s opinion, the move — which will be effective from January 1 — may impact 50 per cent of India’s shrimp production that is headed for the US unless some effective steps have been taken by exporters, The Hindu BusinessLine reported.
WORLDWIDE: New research suggests that fishing companies operating worldwide are leaving between USD 51 billion and USD 83 billion in unrealized net economic benefits on the table every year due to the overexploitation and underperformance of fish stocks.
The analysis was carried by the Sea Around Us initiative, the Institute for the Oceans and Fishers at the University of British Columbia, the Fish Tracker initiative and the Sea Around Us - Indian Ocean project.
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