30 July 2012

Angola: Porto Amboim Gets Fishing, Aquaculture Supervising Centre

Sumbe — A regional fishing and aquaculture supervising centre was inaugurated Monday in Porto Amboim district, coastal Kwanza Sul province, in order to monitor the seashore of that region.

Based in Candumbo locality, the construction of the project lasted three months and comprises, fleet, supervision, meeting rooms and offices.

Equipped with monitoring and control system by satellite and land-sea radio communication, the centre will help combat illegal fishing and piracy activities.

Addressing the inauguration ceremony, the minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries, Pedro Canga, said that the project is part of the Government effort centred on creation of better conditions for combat illegal fishing, piracy and protect national resources.

The ceremony gathered provincial governor, Serafim do Prado, officials of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Fisheries, provincial department of fisheries, district administration, ship-owners, traditional authorities and religious.

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