Fish and Aquatic Food Systems COVID-19 updates for May: India

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In Chachra area of Jessore town, the high concentration of hatcheries resulted the creation of fish fingerling market. Providing employment for thousands of people, this market became one of the largest fish fingerling markets of SE Asia. From here fish seed is carried to all over Bangladesh and also to India. Photo from WorldFish

The nationwide lockdown, characterized by a very strict confinement period, ended on May 17th. Prime Minister Modi qualified the next stage as a “lockdown 4.0”, stating it would be focused on battling the disease in combination with a … Read the rest