Japan supports Tunisia in combating illegal fishing


The Agency international cooperation (JICA) informed that a Convention on the on a Japanese donation to Tunisia was signed. This concerns the granting of against illegal fishing in this North African country.

“A minutes relating to a donation from Japan to Tunisia for the granting of ships surveillance against illegal fishing has recently been signed in Tunis “, read in the quarterly newsletter (No. 12) of JICA. A mission in Tunisia from 24 February to 28 March 2019, and visited the fishing harbours of Radès, La Goulette, Kélibia, Bizerte,

Mahdia, Sfax and Gabès to study Tunisia’s request and exchange views with the heads of the regional police stations for agricultural development (CRDA), APIP (ports and fishing facilities Agency), INSTM (National Institute of science and technology of the sea) and construction Naval.

Two ships previously provided by Japan, namely “Hannibal” for the scientific research and “Amilcar” dedicated to the training of Professional in the field of fishing, specifies the newsletter.

Moctar FICOU/ VivAfrik


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