World celebrates Fisheries Day

World Fisheries Day is celebrated every year on 21 November throughout the fishing communities holding rallies, workshops, public meetings, cultural programs and exhibition to highlight the importance of maintaining the World's fisheries.

The day helps in highlighting the importance of lives of water creatures to humans. Department of Fisheries organized a function to celebrate this Day in New Delhi.

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Algeria: Creation of an agency to manage coral exploitation

A national agency in charge of the management and exploitation of coral has been created "about twenty days ago", a senior official of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries announced in Algiers.

Speaking on national radio, the Director General of Fisheries and Aquaculture at the Ministry, Taha Hamouche, explained that the establishment of this new agency was aimed at the best possible management of coral exploitation, the opening of which, decided in 2015 by the authorities, is "imminent", without specifying the deadline.

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Aquaculture: Souss-Massa region is willing to become a pioneer at the national level

Two agreements relating to the development of aquaculture projects in the Souss-Massa region were approved at the regular session of the Regional Council held recently, which provide financial and material support for young project holders. These two conventions are the result of a partnership with the National Agency for the Development of Aquaculture (ANDA).

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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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