The Secretary General of Fisheries, Carlos Dominguez has reiterated the commitment of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment to boosting the growth and revitalisation of the canned fish sector.
Initial phases of a joint aquaculture zoning project for the Southland region have just been completed. The project, involving Environment Southland and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), is aimed at providing strategic direction for future aquaculture development. - See more at: http://aquaculturedirectory.co.uk/potential-aquaculture-investigated-joint-project/#sthash.H1EG8NqO.dpuf
The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture (MPA) plans to invest BRL 252,000 (US$107,860) in tilapia genetic improvement, a species whose production is growing in Brazil at an average rate of 17 percent annually. - See more at: http://aquaculturedirectory.co.uk/official-boost-for-tilapia-genetic-improvement/#sthash.DFVJ96BZ.dpuf
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries is prepared to sell the State’s shares in the fish-farming company Cermaq under terms and conditions outlined in today’s notices from Cermaq and Mitsubishi Corporation. However, the Ministry may sell the shares to any other party, if such party should present a more attractive offer than Mitsubishi.
Conference on 'European aquaculture: the path for growth' organised in La Coruña, Spain by the European Commission will be streamed via the internet. Commissioner Maria Damanaki participates in the event, together with the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment of Spain and the Presidency of the Government of Galicia
The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture (MPA) ordered that all imported fish must be analysed and subjected to an Import Risk Analysis (IRA), to assess the potential risk of introducing microorganisms capable of causing disease in the country.
An agreement signed between the Ministry of Agriculture and the Itaipu dam, will jointly support the production of tilapia fry in the nursery center of Eusebio Ayala. - See more at: http://aquaculturedirectory.co.uk/tilapia-hatchery-to-benefit-3000-families-in-paraguay/#sthash.Yw91Nf3z.dpuf
Once again, the Brazilian Association of Shrimp Breeders (ABCC) requested the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture (MPA) to desist from opening the domestic market to allow the entrance of Argentinean shrimp (Pleoticus muelleri).