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SAMUDRA News AlertsGlobal meet on mackerel genetics

Fisheries experts from eight countries will meet in Kochi, India, on Tuesday for...

Sea turtles endangered by artisanal fish...

Sea turtles are threatened by ongoing artisanal fishing, due to incidental by-ca...

Evicted Indian fisherfolk seek restorati...

Around 10,000 poor fishermen who were evicted from Jambudwip, an isolated island...

Fisheries is an important sector in India--it provides...

employment to millions of people and contributes to food security of the country. With a coastline of over 8,000 km, an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of over 2 million sq km,

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SIFFS

Theme(s) : Fishworker Organizations/Non governmental Organizations.

URL : http://www.siffs.org

The South Indian Federation of Fishermen Societies (SIFFS) is a fishworker organization based in South India, and with over 6,500 members.

The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)

URL : www.mpeda.com

The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) was constituted in 1972 under the Marine Products Export Development Authority Act 1972 (No.13 of 1972). The role envisaged for the MPEDA under the statute is comprehensive - covering fisheries of all kinds, increasing exports, specifying standards, processing, marketing, extension and traini

Department of Fisheries, Andhra Pradesh Government

Theme(s) : Government Ministries and Department.

URL : http://www.apfisheries.org/

Fisheries Department, Government of Tamil Nadu

Theme(s) : Government Ministries and Department.

URL : http://www.tnfisheries.gov.in/

Directorate of Fisheries, Orissa Government

Theme(s) : Government Ministries and Department.

URL : http://orissafisheries.com/

Department of Fisheries, Government of Kerala

Theme(s) : Government Ministries and Department.

URL : http://www.fisheries.kerala.gov.in

The Department of Fisheries is an important productive sector under the Government of Kerala. This Department implements all the development and management programmes envisaged by the Government in the fisheries sector. As Kerala is blessed with an estimated marine fishery potential of a remarkable 5.17 lakh tonnes, the Department has unsurprisingl

Central Institute of Fisheries Technology

Theme(s) : Research Centres.

URL : http://www.cift.res.in/

The Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT) set up in 1954 is the only national center in the country where research in all disciplines relating to fishing and fish processing is undertaken. The institute started functioning at Cochin in 1957. Research centers function at Veraval (Gujarat), Visakhapatnam (AP), Burla (Orissa), Mumbai (Maha