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Film on Indonesian customary marine law premiered by FAO April 06, 2009   |  Source : Panglima Laot

A film on the customary marine law of the Aceh province of Indonesia has just been premiered by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the the Marine and Fisheries Service of Indonesia (DKP), and the local fishers' organiza...

Tanzania govt to install hidden cameras to nab illegal fishing vessels February 11, 2009   |  Source : The Zimbabwean  | Copyright : The Zimbabwean Ltd

In a move to curb illegal fishing, the Tanzanian government plans to install special cameras in the country's territorial waters in the Indian Ocean which would enable officials to detect unlicensed fishing vessels. This has been said by the Minister f...

Ghana fishermen call for restoration of Fisheries Ministry January 30, 2009   |  Source : Public Agenda

Fishermen in Ghana have demanded the restoration of the Fisheries Ministry which was recently dissolved by the President. They believed that a full sector ministry would be required to deal with the countless challenges facing the fishing industry. Th...

Bangladesh fishermen earn right to fish by Wasim Bin Habib January 22, 2009   |  Source : The Daily Star  | Copyright : thedailystar.net, 1991-2008

It could have been just another day in the life of Dinesh Barman, a fisherman in Bangladesh who, along with his mates, had just reeled in a 5kg ruhi onto his boat. But the catch was not the only reason to celebrate it more importantly marked his commun...

Indonesia's corals recovering rapidly from tsunami, say scientists by David Braun December 26, 2008   |  Source : NatGeo NewsWatch  | Copyright : 1996-2008 National Geographic Society

Coral reefs in areas of Indonesia devastated by the tsunami in the Indian Ocean four years ago today have made a rapid recovery, a team of scientists from the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) reports. The scientists, working in conjun...

Fisheries group pushes forward agenda on women in fisheries December 04, 2008   |  Source : Centre for Marinelife Conservation and Community Development (MCD)

The Southeast Asia Fish for Justice Network (SEAFish), in a three-day conference held at the Fortuna Hotel in Hanoi, announced its regional agenda on women in fisheries. Composed of artisanal fisher and non-government organizations from Indonesia, the P...

Struggling US shrimpers look for vision from next president by Georgianne Nienaber October 28, 2008   |  Source : Huffington Post  | Copyright : 2008 HuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

A dozen fresh red roses cradled in baby's breath sit on the console of the shrimper "Queen Mary" as she prepares to cast off from the Morgan City Dock. The flowers are an offering to the saints--Our Lady, Star of the Sea, St. Martin de Porres, St. John th...

Pair trawling still in practice in Ghana September 16, 2008   |  Source : Daily Graphic  | Copyright : www.myjoyonline.com

Local fishermen in Ghana met with journalists on Monday and presented vivid pictures of pair trawling still continuing in Ghana's waters. They said the evidence was gathered by a spy expedition they undertook in response to a challenge thrown to them by t...

Indonesian coral programme improves livelihoods, environment September 11, 2008   |  Source : The Jakarta Post  | Copyright : Jakarta Post, 2008

A group of dedicated young conservationists from Serangan Island in Indonesia have turned their skills in transplanting and nurturing coral reefs into a growing commercial enterprise. The group has also become the island's first-ever private provider of ...

Project on sustaining fish production and livelihoods in Indonesian reservoirs gets underway August 27, 2008   |  Source : TheFishSite  | Copyright : 5M Enterprises Ltd.

Phase two of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)-funded project "Culture, capture conflicts: Sustaining fish production and livelihoods in Indonesian reservoirs" got underway on 20 August with formal inception taking plac...

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