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WORLD FISHERIES DAY 2021    

22nd November, 2021 Agriculture

 

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Context

  • World Fisheries Day was celebrated in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Odisha is the fourth largest fish producing state in India with 8.73 lakh metric tonnes of fish produced during 2020-21 contributing to 2.33 per cent of the state economy.

 

About

  • The World Fisheries Day is celebrated on November 21 to recognise the contributions of millions of fisher folks, fish farmers, and people involved with the fishery trade across the globe.
  • The theme of the day is mixture of the fishing industry, nature and environment, and a greater focus on biodiversity.
  • The first World Fisheries Day was celebrated on November 21,

 

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