Fish Farmers’ Training Program Begins

UKHRUL, Apr 27:   A five day long ‘Fish Farmers’ Training program got underway from April 25 at the conference hall of Divisional Forest Office, Ukhrul. The training program is being organized by the district fishery office, Ukhrul under the sponsor-ship of RKVY project. During the inaugural function DFO, Ukhrul as the main resource person spoke on the topic ‘Trends of Aquaculture in Manipur...

Sustainable Mountain Paddy-Fish Farming

Apatani Rice Plains at Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh Integrated paddy-fish farming systems can be found in parts of China, Japan, Indonesia, Philippines, Viet Nam, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar and India. This article describes the integrated paddy-fish farming of the Apatani Tribes of Arunachal Pradesh. Background of Ziro Valley Located at the altitude of 1572 meters Ziro valley has about 32 km2 of cultivable...

Manipur’s Annual Fish Fair Translating Into Jobs For People

IMPHAL, Dec 2: Manipur produces over 20,000 tons of fish annually and this translates into jobs for people. The Ningol Chakkouba Festival is an occasion used for promoting fish production in the state. Held at the Hapta Kangjeibing or ‘Palace Grounds‘, the event is organized by the state fisheries directorate, and has been a regular feature since 1976. Nearly 2,000 fish farmers from across...

Thanga’s Annual Investment Meets Watery Grave

IMPHAL, Oct 11: With many fish farms in Thanga Assembly Constituency of Bishnupur district inundated with flood water causing loss in terms of lakhs of rupees, affected fish farmers have appealed to the Government to take up necessary immediate measures to bail them out from the situation. MLA of Thanga Assembly Constituency T Manibabu today personally visited the flood affected areas of his Constituency...