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Non-issuance of NARA cards: boat owners, fishermen stage protest

Clara Jan 11, 2017 0

Boat owners and fishermen on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration over non-issuance of crew cards to illegal Bengali immigrants at Karachi fish harb...

Marine fisheries resources over-exploited: FRAP report

Clara Jan 11, 2017 0

A meeting for the Fisheries Resource Appraisal in Pakistan Project (FRAP) was held at the FAO premises in Islamabad on 9 January and chaired by Hasil...

Formation of policy & strategy to promote fisheries demanded

Clara Jan 9, 2017 0

The lack of fisheries policy and strategy is depriving Khyber Pakhtunkhwa of local and foreign investment, employment opportunities and foreign exchan...

Fisheries department directed to provide quality seed to farmers

Clara Jan 7, 2017 0

Punjab Minister for Forests, Wildlife and Fisheries Mian Yawar Zaman has directed the provincial fisheries department officials to provide quality see...

China becomes Pakistan's chief seafood market

PAR Dec 6, 2016 0

China has widely become Pakistan's chief seafood market, leaving the EU and Japan behind to take the country's fisheries' export to a 14 percent boost...

'Illegal' Bengalis: NARA cards' suspension may hit boats' operation

PAR Dec 1, 2016 0

The country's largest fishing fleet is feared to scale down its deep-sea operations following a suspension of issuance of the NARA cards to 'illegal'...

Pakistan owns rich potential for fish acculturation

PAR Nov 22, 2016 0

Centre for Coastal and Deltaic Studies (CCDS), Sindh University Campus Thatta organized 1-Day National Seminar on "Education and Research on Coastal F...

Seafood export volume grows by 1.41 percent

PAR Nov 17, 2016 0

The country's seafood export volume grew up by 1.41 percent in July-September 2016 with a comparatively higher fisheries landing this fiscal year, ind...

Fishermen release giant diamondback squid back into waters unhurt

PAR Sep 27, 2016 0

Another gigantic diamondback squid, which got trapped accidentally in fishermen's net last midweek, found an unhurt escape back into seawater in Ras K...

Seafood Exports Fetch $324MN Revenue Last Year

PAR Sep 22, 2016 0

The appropriate trainings and guidance of fishermen on different aspects have resulted increase in seafood exports revenues which reached US $ 324 mil...

Five-month ban on hunting to help grow fish and shrimp

PAR Sep 8, 2016 0

A sizeable growth in fisheries landing in the new season is expected to spur Pakistan's shrinking seafood export as the boats owners seek an increase...

Manchar Lake Committee reviews health issues of fishermen

PAR Sep 5, 2016 0

A committee headed by the Commissioner Hyderabad, Qazi Shahid Pervez reviewed and discussed the health issues of the fishermen of Manchar Lake here at...

Fishermen perturbed over boat congestion

PAR Sep 1, 2016 0

Boats congestion continues to create hurdles insides the navigational channels of Karachi fish harbor for the incoming vessels to unload seafood catch...

Engro and WWF enter into partnership for fishery development

PAR Aug 25, 2016 0

Engro and the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) have entered into a partnership for community development and fishery improvement in...

Seafood export decreases $10.999 million in July

PAR Aug 25, 2016 0

The country's seafood export slumped to $10.999 million in the first month of new fiscal year 2016-17, down by 38 percent, official figures say. Fall...