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FAO Tenure newsletter announces publication on gender March 04, 2013   |  Source : IISD  | Copyright : 1990 - 2013 - IISD

The February newsletter for the Voluntary Guidelines on Tenure Governance Initiative from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) highlights a recent UN General Assembly Resolution on “Agriculture Development and Food Security,” which en...

Eating fish during pregnancy may lower risk of preterm birth February 26, 2013   |  Source : Zee News  | Copyright : 1998-2013 Zee News Limited

Researchers have found that the infants of mothers who were given 600 milligrams of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA during pregnancy weighed more at birth and were less likely to be very low birth weight and born before 34 weeks gestation than infants of mothe...

Survey finds that fish are often not what label says by Kirk Johnsom February 21, 2013   |  Source : NYT  | Copyright : 2013 The New York Times Company

Many Europeans are fretting these days over horse meat, and whether it might have adulterated their shepherd’s pie. Over here, it’s all about the red snapper. That tempting seafood delight glistening on the ice at the market, or sizzling at the r...

Women’s participation in decision-making processes in Arctic fisheries resource management February 21, 2013   |  Source : Genderaquafish

The European Union Fisheries Commissioner, Maria Damanaki, and the Norwegian Fisheries Minister Lisbeth Berg-Hansen have recently discussed the need for a responsible approach to the Arctic region and and for governments to engage more closely with the p...

Bahamaian fisherman guilty of smuggling immigrants into US by DANA SMITH February 08, 2013   |  Source : Tribune 242  | Copyright : 2013 Ellington

A Bahamian fisherman pleaded guilty in a United States court on charges of attempting to smuggle illegal migrants into the country after being offered $20,000 for the job. According to Florida court documents filed on Tuesday, 52-year-old Preston Russe...

Subsidies to farmers, fishermen increased in Oman under MoAF’s new plan January 15, 2013   |  Source : Muscat Daily  | Copyright : 2012 Apex Press and Publishing

H E Dr Fuad bin Jaafar bin Mohammed al Sajwani, the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries of Oman, has praised the Royal support of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said for his ministry’s development strategy for 2013-20. The Ministry of Agriculture and F...

Indian fishworkers' union celebrates New Year with fight against nuclear plant by NFF December 30, 2012   |  Source : Countercurrents.org

Koodankulam, in the south Indian State of Tamil Nadu, is all set to witness a different event, where people from various walks of life, from across India, will be joining to celebrate New Year with the local people of the coastal villages of Tamil Nadu. ...

New editions of fisheries journals, SAMUDRA Report and Yemaya, released by ICSF December 20, 2012   |  Source : ICSF  | Copyright : 2012, ICSF

SAMUDRA EXCLUSIVE

The latest editions of two popular publications on fisheries – SAMUDRA Report and Yemaya -- have been released by the International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF). SAMUDRA Report is ICSF's triannual journal on fisheries, communities and...

A new dawn for Europe’s artisanal fishers November 23, 2012   |  Source : fishnewseu.com  | Copyright : 2010 The Scottish White Fish Producers' Association

Small-scale and artisanal fishermen from nine European member States met recently to forge a common voice in support of their sector. Individuals and organisations from the UK, Poland, Greece, Spain, France, Croatia, Netherlands, Germany and Belgium, c...

World Fisheries Day highlights women's role in food security November 21, 2012   |  Source : ICSF-CIAPA
SAMUDRA EXCLUSIVE

The essential role that women play in improving food security, and the development of international guidelines for securing sustainable small-scale fisheries being led by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) were the highlight...

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