Fisheries | VOL. 13, ISSUE 77, March-April 2013

Climate Change and Inland Fisheries

Impacts, vulnerability and resilience of fisheries sector to climate change in India

Fisheries | VOL. 13, ISSUE 77 March-April 2013

Coldwater Fish

Fisheries provide employment to 14 million fishers—but today the highly dispersed and unorganised sector is calling out for appropriate tools to create good database to enable better planning. It is envisaged that the national policy on inland fisheries should strike a balance between aquaculture and various enhancement practices to achieve higher fish productivity, environmental sustainability and social equity.

Fisheries # Magazine Articles | VOL. 13, ISSUE 77, March-April 2013

Inland Fisheries in India

Fisheries provide employment to 14 million fishers—but today the highly dispersed and unorganised sector is calling out for appropriate tools to create good database to enable better planning. It is envisaged that the national policy on inland fisheries should strike a balance between aquaculture and various enhancement practices to achieve higher fish productivity, environmental sustainability and social equity.

Fisheries | VOL. 12, ISSUE 75, November-December 2012

Tuna Fishing in the Atolls

The islanders of Lakshadweep are learning to take up the innovative fishing operations being taught to them, to catapult reef and deep sea fishing into a major economic activity, planned and scientific.

Fisheries | VOL. 12, ISSUE 71, March-April 2012

Marine fisheries and Climate change

Alterations in fishery distribution and productivity is pointing towards ecosystems changes that is an outcome of global warming. The threat to sustainability of fisheries and aquaculture, consequently can interrupt livelihood practices of local communities.

Fisheries | Vol. 11, Issue 67, July - August 2011

Climate Change and Indian Marine Fisheries: Options for Adaptation

Climate change can have a strong impact on fisheries with far-reaching consequences for food and livelihood security of a sizeable section of the population in India.

Fisheries | Vol. 11, Issue 65, March-April 2011

Sustainability and Living Marine Resources

The impact of global climate change on marine resources is inadequately understood. In order to cope with the adverse effects, a creative participatory approach that not only checks the unabated commercialisation and overuse, but is also sensitive towards the needs of the fishing community is a must.

Fisheries # Interviews | VOL. 9, ISSUE 53, March-April 2009

Ornamental Fish Breeding – a livelihood initiative

Shri G Mohan Kumar, Chairman, The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), in conversation with the editor, affably offered insights on issues of sustainable livelihood and outlined mechanisms to increase the export potential of breeding exotic and ornamental fish. He spoke in detail about a new initiative launched by MPEDA to promote ornamental fish farming as a livelihood opportunity. Optimistic about its success, Shri Kumar felt such schemes have the potential to reach every home...