National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB), Hyderabad, a vibrant organization under the Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India was one of the organisation to be awarded with “India Agribusiness Awards 2022” for the best Agribusiness Award under Fisheries Sector. During the event for commemorating the services & support extended to the fisheries sector by playing a crucial and exemplary role dedicated to the stakeholders for supporting various need-based projects for technology upgradation, species diversification in aquaculture, dissemination of new and improved fish varieties, promoting seaweed cultivation, ornamental fisheries, training & capacity building etc.
Notably: While Haryana has received the ‘India Agribusiness Awards 2022’ in the best state category for their contribution in the areas of agriculture.
To bring a significant increase in fish production and productivity, improve the livelihoods of fishers, promote entrepreneurship opportunities in fisheries, employment generation, promote hygienic handling and marketing of fish and increase fish consumption.
About the India International Agro Trade and Technology Fair 2022:
The India International Agro Trade and Technology Fair 2022 was organized to commemorate the services and support extended to the fisheries sector by playing a crucial and exemplary role dedicated to the stakeholders. “AgroWorld 2022” – India International Agro Trade and Technology Fair 2022 is being held from November 9–11, 2022 at Indian Agriculture Research Institute, Pusa Campus, New Delhi. It is being organised by the Indian Chamber of Food and Agriculture (ICFA), an Indian Government body on technical collaborations with numerous national or international industrial associations and related organisations.
The fair showcased the development and modernisations achieved by key stakeholders in major sectors like food, agriculture, horticulture, animal husbandry, and fisheries and its extended support in various need-based projects related to:
- Technology upgradation
- Species diversification in aquaculture
- Dissemination of new and improved fish varieties
- Promoting seaweed cultivation, ornamental fisheries, training & capacity building, etc.
- Bringing significant increase in fish production and productivity
- Improving the livelihoods of fishers
- Promoting entrepreneurship opportunities in fisheries