Hotline: 1800 102 2007
Hotline: 1800 102 2007
Search Business Opportunities

Global meet to discuss problems of fisheries

Global meet to discuss problems of fisheries

A two-day international conference, organized by Observer Research Foundation, will start in the national capital on Monday to discuss the problems of small and medium sized fisheries.

The conference, to be inaugurated by Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, would also focus on the need for maintaining healthy diverse marine landscapes and requirement of sustainable stocks through the use of high technology.

Given India's long maritime border along with Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Myanmar, the conference assumes significance because of contentions between India and its neighbours on account of trespassing by the fishermen of the poorly demarcated maritime border.

With Pakistan, the problems are again dynamic given the frequent arrests of poor fishermen from both sides who tend to stray into each others territory or, more often, fish in areas that are regarded as disputed.

"Over harvesting in South Asia is often restricted by a poorly enforced 'ban on fishing' in certain critical periods during the year", the statement said.

The conference is being attended by prominent scholars, stake-holders and officials from India, Sri Lanka, Japan, Holland, Denmark and Australia and will look at various aspects like "Livelihood concerns and ground realities", "Managing the resources, making alternatives possible", "Problem-solving mechanisms and methods".

The session on "Livelihood concerns and ground realities" will have papers on "Problems of Palk Bay fishermen on the Indian side", "Problems of Northern and Eastern fishermen from Sri Lanka" and "Problems faced by multi-day fishermen from Sri Lanka".

Related opportunities
  • Quick Service Restaurants
    About Us: We serve authentic Italian thin crust pizza with a unique..
    Locations looking for expansion Maharashtra
    Establishment year 2016
    Franchising Launch Date 2018
    Investment size Rs. 10lac - 20lac
    Space required 150
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater Pune Maharashtra
  • Others Food Service
    About Us: Established on 2nd December 2011, in the business district..
    Locations looking for expansion West bengal
    Establishment year 2011
    Franchising Launch Date 2014
    Investment size Rs. 50lac - 1 Cr.
    Space required 500
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater Kolkata West bengal
  • Coffee Shop Franchise Opportunities in India – Why BrewBakes? About Us: Over..
    Locations looking for expansion Delhi
    Establishment year 2014
    Franchising Launch Date 2015
    Investment size Rs. 5lac - 10lac
    Space required 100
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit, Multiunit
    Headquater Delhi Delhi
  • Designer Jewellery
    About Us: Karpagam Jewellers is Coimbatore based, Gold jewellery brand. Karpagam stands..
    Locations looking for expansion Tamil nadu
    Establishment year 1971
    Franchising Launch Date 2019
    Investment size Rs. 5 Cr. above
    Space required 800
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater Coimbatore Tamil nadu
Insta-Subscribe to
The Franchising World
For hassle free instant subscription, just give your number and email id and our customer care agent will get in touch with you
OR Click here to Subscribe Online
Daily Updates
Submit your email address to receive the latest updates on news & host of opportunities

Free Advice - Ask Our Experts