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Rice-Fish Culture: Way forward to Sustainable Future

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article image Combined cultivation of rice and fish is recognized as paddy-cum- fish culture or rizipisci-culture. This method is as old as rice cultivation itself. However, most people of developing countries are not well aware on this culture. History It is said that fish culture in rice fields was launch into South-East Asia from India about 1500 years ago, where presently it is the best developed, around 1900 this type of fish culture was begun in Madagascar…Read More

Punjab setting up Asias biggest fish seed hatchery

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The government of Punjab is setting up a number of fisheries and fish farms that will turn the southern region of the province into "a hub of fisheries". Work is underway on construction of the "biggest fish seed hatchery in Asia" in Rajanpur, in southwest of Punjab, said an official. To meet the requirement of fish seeds of fish farmers in Bahawalpur, the fisheries department has provided five million fish seeds for the private and public…Read More

Pakistan produces 92,000 tons fish annually

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STAFF REPORT LHR: About 17 big hatcheries and more than 30 small nursery units of the public sector are providing 93000,000 fish seeds to 9,000 fish farms of private sector where 92,000 metric tons fish is produced annually, said Director General Fisheries Dr. Muhammad Ayub. "Fish seeds being produced at the hatcheries of the Fisheries Department are not only supplied to the private fish farmers but also to Sindh, Balochistan and KP provinces," he told the media at a briefing. He…Read More

Modern technologies inevitable for fish production

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: A one-day workshop on Fish Culture Techniques’ was held to mark the World Fisheries Day. The emphasize on fish culture and modern techniques was made to boost the fish production and make it a viable and profitable commodity. The speakers apprised the participants that as many as 158 million tons of fish are produced by natural processes and fish farming with more than 50 million people associated with fish industry. Director General, Punjab Fisheries…Read More

Modern technologies inevitable for fish production

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: A one-day workshop on Fish Culture Techniques’ was held to mark the World Fisheries Day. The emphasize on fish culture and modern techniques was made to boost the fish production and make it a viable and profitable commodity. The speakers apprised the participants that as many as 158 million tons of fish are produced by natural processes and fish farming with more than 50 million people associated with fish industry. Director General, Punjab Fisheries Department,…Read More

Rice-Fish Culture and its management techniques

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article image RICE-FISH CULTURE means growing of rice crop and fish together at the same time on the same piece of land. In rice-fish farming, farmers introduce another crop in the rice field and that crop is small fish. It also includes the growing of fish and rice one after another or growing simultaneously side by side in different compartments by using the same water. This technique seems to be good for both rice and fish. In this technique, fish lives in dense rice plants and in turn fish provide…Read More

USDA launches handbook on fish farming, nutrition

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and American Soybean Association have launched the "Aquaculture Handbook - Fish Farming and Nutrition in Pakistan". The handbook, jointly written by Pakistani and US scientists, is part of the ongoing USDA effort to expand farmed-fish yields and farmer incomes through better fish feeding and management practices. "Coastal and inland fish farming presents an opportunity to make seafood available to more consumers…Read More

Fish farming at home level

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article image Pakistan is a country, always said it was a land of opportunity, but it needs a little more laborious things started, and then win on the door of many successful business entities in this country and manage their business, spend extravagant living here. Pakistan is a land base for agriculture in this area here is so much opportunity. Today, many people have analysts believe that the fish on the pitch. Fish mainly in Pakistan have a range of water temperature 20-35 degrees celsius…Read More

Training workshop on gifted tilapia fish culture

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The University of Veterinary and Animals Sciences Lahore has organised a two-day training workshop on "Gifted Tilapia Fish Culture". Total 30 faculty members, fish farmers and professionals from government and private sectors participated in the training workshop. Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha chaired the concluding ceremony of the workshop and distributed certificates among the participants. Speaking on the occasion, the Vice-Chancellor spoke…Read More

WWF, Maldives sign deal to save tuna fish

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The World Wide Fund for Nature, Pakistan, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture and the government of Maldives, through its Marine Research Centre (MRC) in order to support Maldives in its efforts to provide sustainable management of tuna fish in the Indian Ocean during the next three years. The agreement aims to extend technical and institutional support for the development and conservation of Maldives’ marine…Read More

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