Prawn Cultivation
West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.19

The ups and downs of prawn farming

Tajpur is in Bengal’s Midnapore district, 200 kilometres from Calcutta. Adjoining the Bay of Bengal, its stark landscape is pockmarked with tiny plots filled with water and covered with fine blue ne...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

India  /  Published 31.03.20

Prawn farming feels pinch, lakhs affected

The coronavirus outbreak and the resultant lockdown has jeopardised the livelihood of 30 lakh families in rural India involved in prawn cultivation and export, according to farmers and processing plan...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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