SANA'A November 24.2022 (Saba) - The Minister of Fisheries, Mohamed Zuberi, on Thursday discussed in Sana'a with ICRC's Relief Coordinator, Timor Bashir, the Committee's interventions and activities in the fisheries sector and its support for fishermen in Hodeida province over the past year.
The projects that have been implemented in the province, including a project to rehabilitate coral reefs, and support the fishermen families affected by the aggression in the field of livelihoods, fish inputs, and the rehabilitation of the fishing port, were reviewed during the meeting.
The meeting touched on the possibility of the ICRC's support for establishing a health unit for fishermen in the port of Hodeida, and establishing a research center for fish farming, hatcheries, and two factories for smoking and freezing fish.
In the meeting, the Minister of Fisheries appreciated the ICRC's efforts and its projects implemented during the past year, urging the expansion of its activities and interventions to include several economic, fishery and humanitarian projects, especially in light of the current conditions.
For his part, the ICRC's representatives stated that these projects would be followed by other economic projects in the fish aspect, support for fishermen, the capabilities of fish associations and coastal women, and other activities during the next year, 2023.
resource : Saba
|more of (Local)|