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KVK, Tarn Taran organizes ‘World Fisheries Day’

November 28

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Tarn Taran, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, organized World Fisheries Day programme at Farmers Field School (FFS) at village Chapri Sahib. Eleven farmers has participated in the programme. Speaking on the inaugural session of the programme, Dr. Balwinder Kumar, Associate Director stressed upon the importance of World Fisheries Day and its celebration around the world highlight the importance of maintaining the world’s fisheries resources. In many nations, fish provide one of the most easily accessible and affordable sources of animal protein. Dr Bhanu Prakash. Ch, Assistant Professor (Fisheries) told that world fisheries day celebrations serve as a reminder that we must focus on changing the way the world manages global fisheries to ensure sustainable stocks and healthy oceans ecosystem. Further he also explained that more than two third of the world’s fisheries have been overfished and many more are in a state of decline because of loss of habitat, pollution and global warming. Dr. Bhanu Prakash suggested farmers to improve the communication between fishermen community and the scientific community through exchange of knowledge and science. Dr. Anil Kumar, Assistant Professor (Soil science) explained that there is urgent need to protect, defend and strengthen the communities that depend on the fishery for their livelihood. Dr. Bhanu Prakash proposed the vote of thanks at the end of the programme.

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