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Coalition to train Pacific Islands new fisheries leaders

FIJI | Thursday, September 20, 2018
A new generation of fisheries leaders across the Pacific Islands region is to be trained by a consortium of educators and international policy experts.

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Two new fish processing plants start operations in Walvis Bay
Namibia | 01:30 | The recent opening of a fresh fish factory, an ice plant and a squid factory, apart from a jetty construction, at Walvis Bay represent a significant capital investment in Namibia's fishing sector as well as the creation of about 400 new permanent jobs. Full Story
Innovative user-friendly software contributes to sustainable aquacultu
Denmark | 00:20 | Leaders in aquaculture innovation in Denmark have launched a new project aimed at developing a new innovative software tool for targeting an improved environmental footprint and optimising processes in fish farming. Full Story
French cannery strengthens its presence in Morocco with new plant
Morocco | 23:50 | French seafood cannery Chancerelle is to open a second EUR 4 million plant in Laayoune, southern Morocco, for its Connetable sardine brand. Full Story
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