Casablanca – The third edition of the International Forum of the Fishing Industry in Morocco kicked off on Wednesday in Casablanca, in the presence of Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests, Mohamed Sadiki.

Organized by the National Federation of Fish Processing and Marketing Industries (FENIP) in partnership with the Swiss Import Promotion Program (SIPPO) and the General Fishing Commission for the Mediterranean (CGPM), the Forum brings together major players in the fishing industry, as well as government representatives, researchers, private sector companies and international partners.

Held under the theme ‘Collaboration for sustainability: Crossed perspectives of research, development and the private sector’, this edition aims to share the progress made by the Kingdom and other brotherly and friendly countries in the responsible exploitation and preservation of marine resources, in order to create a dynamic platform for exchanging the best experiences and knowledge nee
ded to meet the challenges of sustainability and forge innovative solutions.

The conference is meant to strengthen the sustainability of the fishing industry in its three dimensions – economic, social and environmental – through focusing on the life cycle of seafood products.

Source: Agence Marocaine De Presse

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