Thursday, February 16, 2012

Aquaculture in Brunei could contribute $200 million by 2023

The aquaculture industry in Brunei has been identified as one of the sectors in the fisheries industry which has the potential to contribute to the economy of Brunei. Several area's and strategic locations have been developed for fish and prawn breeding. this was highlighted by the Acting Director of Fisheries, Awg Hj Sabri bin Hj Mohd Taha at the launch of a two-day Good Aquaculture Practices (GAP) seminar.

"The aquaculture sector is expected to contribute US$200 million (€153.894 million) by the year 2023, which is about 50 percent of the overall fisheries industry". He added, "with the completion of these sites, areas for aquaculture activities will multiply and would increase production in the fisheries sector. It is hoped that production from this sector would become one of the core fisheries industry product especially for the export market". Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers. To get your copy of 'PPLAPP' click here.
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