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Published by Front Page Africa, 5 November 2021

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Monrovia — At the start of a two-day international consultative fisheries meeting on the establishment of the Liberian chapter of the African Women Fish Processors and Trade Network (AWFISHNET-Liberia), the Director General of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority (NaFAA) has described the role played by Liberian fishmongers/sellers (processors) as pivotal to the economic growth of the country's fisheries sector, adding that fishmongers determine the overall quality of the fish being consumed daily.

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Distributed by APO Group on behalf of The African Union – Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR). NAIROBI, Kenya, January 30, 2022

The first cohort of the Kofi Annan Global Health Leadership Fellows Programme paid a visit to AU-IBAR on the afternoon of Thursday, 27 January 2022, for a learning exchange. The team comprised the 20 fellows from 14 African countries, Africa CDC staff and renowned public health physicians; such as Dr. Achamyelesh Kifle Debela, Coordinator, Regional Collaborating Centre East Region; Dr. Stephanie Jane Fazekas Salyer, Technical Advisor - CDC; Dr. J. Mohameds, Dr. Alex Coutinho, Dr. Ibere Okereke and Addis Mhiraf, Public Health Fellow, Information & Communication.

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IGAD. 9-10th Dec 2021, (Djibouti-ville, Djibouti). 

Several OIE listed transboundary animal diseases (TADs) or diseases that can easily spread from one country to others and reach epizootic proportions and their control/management requires cooperation between several countries, continue to spread within the IGAD region threatening the economic, trade and/or food security of the member states. 

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By Mwangi Maina | 11 November 2021

The African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) and the African Union International Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) yesterday started a four-day media training on enhancing sustainable fisheries management and aquaculture development in Africa.

AUDA-NEPAD FishGov-2 Project Manager Dr Clement Adjorlolo presenting on the Blue Economy Strategy with a focus on fisheries governance in Africa. 

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Source: FAO

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Subregional Office for West Africa supported the seventh annual Regional Animal Health Network (RAHN) meeting on 21–24 September, organized by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in collaboration with the African Union InterAfrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), the World Animal Health Organisation (OIE), the United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA APHIS), the ECOWAS Regional Animal Health Centre (RAHC) and Brooke West Africa.

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Nigeria to stop fish importation 2022

Posted by Janice Scheckter on 04 February 2021 10:45 AM CAT
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By Olufunmilola Olukomaiya
Published 4 February 2021

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, says following Federal Government’s effort to encourage local production, Nigeria may stop fish importation in 2022.

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