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Mr Chahed Youssef, Secretary of State for Fisheries, declared that the Ministry of Agriculture has its own conception for the reform of the fisheries sector in the city of Bizerte, "We know that this sector suffers from several problems" he said during his working visit in the city of Bizerte.

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Mr AZIZ Akhannouch, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries: «15 billion dirhams generated by fish exports»

The Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries announced on january 28, 2015 holding the international exhibition Halieutis. By the same occasion, he took the opportunity to review the situation of the fisheries sector in Morocco.

« Fish exports exceeded 15.16 billion dirhams in 2014, which is a first of its kind. The added value of this sector increased by 33% since 2009, » according to Mr Aziz Akhannouch Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries at a press conference on Wednesday 28 January in Casablanca, dedicated to the presentation of the 3rd edition of the international exhibition Halieutis which is held every two years.

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Mediterranean, Black Sea Governments Join Forces Towards Sustainable Aquaculture Development

The Regional Conference on “Blue Growth in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea: developing sustainable aquaculture for food security” was organised by the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, together with the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and in cooperation with the European Commission and the Italian Ministry of Agricultural Food and Forestry Policies (MiPAAF).

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First International Conference on South-South Cooperation

Knowledge exchanges between nations of the global south can offer new solutions for development challenges - FAO Director-General.

Horizontal cooperation between countries of the global South is increasingly important to meeting the sustainable development challenges of our time, said FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva at the first International Conference on South-South Cooperation in Marrakesh, Morocco, on 13-14 December 2014.

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