CHILE - Chile and Guatemala have signed a memorandum of understanding to share knowledge and promote cooperation in the fisheries and aquaculture sectors.
The Undersecretary of Fisheries and Aquaculture in Chile, Raul Súnico, and Deputy Minister of Animal Health and Regulations of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food of Guatemala, Byron Acevedo, agreed to work for mutual cooperation, the exchange of information and promotion of seafood between the two countries.
Mr Súnico explained that this agreement reflects the interest in "promoting mutual cooperation and facilitate contact to address any topic that is relevant in the field of fisheries and aquaculture".
Mutual cooperation could include:
ARGENTINA : Fishing sector reports indicate that the shrimp fishing season has been good this year, and it is likely that this crustacean landings exceed 2015 records, considering that there are still several weeks of activity.
Two workshops were held in Cox's Bazar recently to discuss about the future of shrimps sector in Bangladesh and various challenges of and approaches to introducing e-Traceability in the sector and adopted a number of resolutions for increasing production and ensuring quality processing of fish resources.