Field Notes: Call for government support as lockdown bites into fish processors’ profits in India

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Engine boats are parking at sea shore because of COVID 19 lock down and fishing ban. The jobless laborers are waiting for the lockdown and fishing ban period to over and to resume their activities. Photo by Worldfish.

Lockdown restrictions in India have hit fish processors at the peak of their season and created economic hardships causing business closures. Small-scale processers are calling for government support to improve the flow of fish to consumers, who rely on Read the rest