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Audio option, boat destination tracking: check out new features of Fisher Friend Mobile Application

  A new version of Fisher Friend Mobile Application, that aims to support lives and livelihoods of marine fishing communities across India is now available. The updated version has the option...

Transforming the lives of people through ‘Fisher Friend’

  Nolia  Nuagan is a marine fishing village in Ganjam District, Odisha. The village comprises traditional, motorised and mechanised boats. Most of the people can be classified as middle...

Real-time ocean information from new Current Meter Wave Rider Buoy in the Indian Ocean: MSSRF implements with INCOIS support

  Getting real-time and live information from the ocean conditions like waves, current, sea surface temperature is crucial for forecasting ocean state conditions during disaster situation....

Reaching out during Cyclone Nivar: Technology and community rapport play significant role

  As Cyclone Nivar hit the eastern coast of India, on November 25-26, several thousand farming and fishing community members especially in the states of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, ...

Tools, technology and entitlements: sea safety is theme of World Fisheries Day at Poompuhar

Sea Safety was the focus of the ‘World Fisheries Day’ event at MSSRF’s Fish for All Centre, Poompuhar, in the presence of representatives from the Fisheries department, Coastal Security Police,...

COVID impact on aquaculture in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha

A situation assessment & recommendations 1. Overview: Freshwater aquaculture contributes to over 95 per cent of the total aquaculture production and comprises carp fishes, catfishes (...

COVID impact on livelihoods of marine fishing communities along India’s east coast

Situation Assessment & Recommendations 1.Overview: In India, over nine million people directly depend on fisheries for their livelihood of which 80 per cent are small scale fishers.The...

Innovation Impact: Govt of Andhra Pradesh to scale-up MSSRF’s Village Knowledge Centre model across the state

February 10, 2020: A massive effort to set up over 11,158 Ryuthu Bharosa Kendralu (RBKs) or Farmers’ Facilitation Centres across the state of Andhra Pradesh, was launched today by the Chief Minister...

OPINION: Smart tech makes for smarter fishing in India

Smart phone technology is making fishing safer for climate change threatened communities in India Jayashree Balasubramanian is a senior communication professional and director at the M.S....