Mauritius, South Africa sign MoU on fisheries development

Port Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritian Ministry of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping will sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of South Africa in the field of fisheries, PANA learnt from an official source Saturday in Port Louis, the Mauritian capital.

A communiqué released by the Government said that the objective of the Memorandum of Understanding is to further enhance the friendly relations between the two countries through development of cooperation in the fields of fisheries, fishing, seafood processing, trade of fish and fish products.

It will also aim at promoting aquaculture development and exchange of related expertise and technologies, conducting joint research on marine living resources; and collaborating in the enforcement of measures to reduce Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing activities.

TIn addition, the MoU provides for the setting up of a joint committee that would be responsible for the development of biennial programmes of cooperation.
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09 june 2018 07:27:11




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