17 March 2013

Angola: Minister Inaugurates Fishing Supervision Centre

Soyo — Angola's minister of Fisheries, Victoria de Barros Neto, inaugurated on Friday the Regional Monitoring Centre for Fisheries and Aquaculture in Soyo, northern Zaire province, to oversee and monitor the fishing activity in the provinces of the Cabinda, Zaire and Bengo.

Built in three months, the centre comprises the service areas of inspection and supervision, operational planning fishing, secretariat, management, inspectors rooms, meeting hall and a surveillance satellite system (MONICAP) for the control and surveillance of fishing vessels along the coastline.

According to the Minister, the inauguration of this infrastructures will allow the monitoring the service of boats as well as monitoring the method and the period of the fishing activity.

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