The blue economy is becoming an engine of socio-economic development

The blue economy presents a new vision for the maritime domain and is on the way to being a real engine of socio-economic development, stressed the President of the Regional Council of Dakhla-Oued Eddahab, El KhattatYanja, on Saturday, November 23, 2019 in Dakhla,

Speaking at the opening of the first edition of the International Seafarers' Forum, under the theme "Prospects for the Blue Economy in Africa", Mr. Yanja said that this economy is also a guarantee of sustainable and inclusive development, noting that the marine fisheries sector is the main source of socio-economic development in the region, accounting for 65% of national production.

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