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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....

Partnerships for exciting new research in 2020!

  The year 2020 holds promise of exciting new research from diverse projects, both in India and across the world. Given below is a snapshot of some of these projects and what they have in...

Knowledge sharing from across the world

  Seminars and Events of MSSRF in 2019 As a research institution with open doors and windows, 2019 was a year of opportunity, listening to eminent academics across numerous knowledge-...

Fish 2.0 – Nagai fishers commemorate tsunami anniversary, armed with technology

Nagapattinam, December 26, 2019: The gathering at Tamil Nadu’s historic port-town of Poompuhar on the anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami, included one group in bright blue t-shirts. Called ‘...

Fisher Friend App recognised as a top global innovation

The Fisher Friend Mobile Application (FFMA)  developed by MSSRF with support of Qualcomm and Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) has been recognized as one of the top...

Forewarned is forearmed - pest-diseases warning for farming app launched

Chennai, November 5, 2019: IT and agriculture came together on Tuesday, as over a hundred farmers and a dozen corporate volunteers participated in the launch of a new mobile app for pest-disease...

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