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Morocco, Australia forge cooperation on agriculture, fisheries by Safaa Kasraoui February 06,2019   |  Source: MWN

Earlier this week, Morocco’s Minister of Agriculture Aziz Akhannouch flew to Australia to look for more opportunities for cooperation in agriculture and fisheries.

Akhannouch told the press after his talks with the agricultural minister for the Australian state of Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, that “Victoria has shown great interest in supporting Morocco in the development of its agriculture and fisheries sectors.”

The minister added that the meeting also gave Morocco an opportunity to learn about the Australian experience in the areas of training, research, and biosecurity, in addition to other projects such as aquaculture and the development of fish markets.

“Australia’s vision focuses on product quality and biosecurity, aspects that are of particular interest to Morocco,” Akhannouch said.

Symes said that both countries are determined to develop agriculture and fisheries, emphasizing that such development “requires innovation and the adoption of new technologies.”

She added that the two factors are key aspects to “ensure the prosperity of these sectors.”

The Australian MP also tweeted about her meeting with Akhannouch.

“Great to meet with the Moroccan Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries, Mr Aziz Akhannouch today. Key on the agenda;

 

© Morocco World News

Theme(s): Fisheries Development and Aquaculture.

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