Gabon relies on partnerships to develop its fisheries sector

After Spain a few days ago, the Minister of Fisheries and the Sea, Mrs Prisca KohoNlend (photo), is currently staying in the Kingdom of Morocco. At the head of a large delegation, she represents Gabon at the 5th Edition of the Halieutis Fair, which is held from 21 to 24 February, at the exhibition place in Agadir, Morocco.

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MOROCCO: Aquaculture can enjoy a good fiscal framework

The 2018 Finance Law has introduced fiscal measures dedicated exclusively to the aquaculture sector. This is the exemption from VAT on major aquaculture inputs in addition to the extension of the measure on the customs duties reduction on the feed.
With a potential production estimated at more than 380,000 tons generated by only three completed aquaculture plans, aquaculture is a priority sector in the Halieutis strategy. It is even a growth driver for the fisheries sector.

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The workshop on ecolabelling of the octopus fishery in Mauritania was organized in Nouadhibou from 26 to 27 October 2016, jointly by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United States (FAO), the Mauritanian Company of Fish Marketing (SMCP), the Ministry of Fisheries and Maritime Economy (MPEM) and INFOSAMAK Centre.

The workshop was attended by about 55 national and international experts representing the Ministry of Fisheries and Maritime Economy (MPEM), the Mauritanian Company of Fish Marketing (SMCP), the Mauritanian Institute for Oceanographic and Fisheries Research (IMROP), The Naval Academy of Mauritania (ANM), the Autonomous port of Nouadhibou (PAN), the Free Zone of Nouadhibou (FZN), Small scale fisheries and industrial fishing professionals, valuation professionals, in addition to experts from FAO.

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