Morocco-USA: MoU on Sustainable Fisheries

A new step was taken in support of global sustainable fisheries – with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the United States and Morocco during the 18th Special Meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) that took place in Agadir, Morocco, from 12-19 November, 2012.

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Yemen-Spain: talk on cooperation in fish sector

Yemen and Spain discussed on September 19th areas of cooperation in the fish sector and ways of boosting them. This came during a meeting which gathered Minister of Fisheries Wealth Awad al-Socotri and Spanish ambassador to Yemen Javier Hergueta.

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A major international initiative has been launched to better understand the role of aquaculture in food security in poor countries.
Bringing together a global alliance of development agencies, governments and universities, the initiative will help low-income food-deficit countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America to develop sustainable policies for improving the livelihoods of millions of poor people.

The European Union (EU) is funding the three-year project with one million Euros, which is managed by FAO in partnership with a global alliance of 20 development agencies, governments and universities.

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