FISH MED NET in Lebanon organises the Day of Fishery and Aquaculture
August 31, 2023
The Ministry of Agriculture of Lebanon organised the National Day for Fishing and Aquaculture. The aim of this national event was to create exposure for the fishermen to other actors that could play a critical role in the development and diversification of fisheries and aquaculture sector.
The national event, organised withint the objective of FISH MED NET project, invovles a number of 60 participants, among members of Parliament, Mayors, spiritual leaders (mufti and bishop), military officers, representatives of International Organizations as FAO, UNDP and WFP, public administration officials, syndicates and cooperatives of fishery, fishermen and aquaculture farmers, as well as media representatives.
The ceremony concluded with the distribution of certificates to the fishermen who underwent training during the implementation of the FISHMEDNET project. Indeed, a number of 39 fishermen received the certificates for the participation to the 4 training sessions about the 4 modules of diversification identified by FISH MED NET; namely the sustainable coastal tourism; seafood industry; services to community and aquaculture. The ceremony concluded with an exhibition of food and craft industries related to the fishing and aquaculture sector.