World Environment Day 2020: Blue Acceleration — Human's dash for ocean resources mirrors what we’ve done to the land
The burdens on ocean ecosystems is growing, and we simply don’t know as much about these ecosystems as we would like.
Budget 2020: Govt to draft first national fisheries policy with Rs 45,000 cr; to focus on aquaculture, mariculture among others
The newly carved out Fisheries Ministry is working on an overarching policy that would cover all aspects of the fishery sector, the sources said.
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The government aims to achieve a sustainable growth of 8-9 percent, so that fish production reaches to the level of about 20 million tonnes by 2022-23.
Majority of fish found by researchers in the study came from aquaculture, not local fishing.
The agriculture sector is expected to grow higher than projected 2.1 percent growth by the Central Statistics Office for the current fiscal, following better Rabi crop prospects
While drawing up strategies for increasing fish production, he said the approach should be ecosystem based and environment friendly to ensure sustainability at large.