Posted on 02 November 2010 by admin
Peninsular India's seafood abundance attracts fishing fleets and poachers from around the world. Credit: Marine Products Export Development Authority.
Analysis by Ranjit Devraj
NEW DELHI, Nov 2, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – A series of bilateral free trade agreements (FTAs) is threatening the livelihoods of India’s fishermen on the 8,000 km peninsular coastline – among the longest in the world – and the diets of millions of Indians for whom fish is a cheap source of protein.
Posted on 27 January 2010 by admin
Bunder diamond camp in India. Credit: Sameergoswami
By IPS Correspondents*
NEW DELHI, Jan 26, 2010 (IPS) – Diamonds haven’t been among the first concerns at the World Social Forum these last 10 years. But through the recession and the still tottering recovery, a new sparkle in that business is pointing the way to a brighter world that is also better in a WSF sort of way.