INFOSAMAK is an intergovernmental organization of trade in fishery and aquaculture products and for the encouragement and promotion of investments in the sector.
INFOSAMAK is an independent information centre. It is an integral part of the FISH INFO network set up by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and benefits from the technical support of this organization.
INFOSAMAK is an institution undertaking research, studies and providing advice in the field for companies, public and private sector. It also provides an environment to promote technical and economic cooperation between member States in the region and between these states and the fishery industry worldwide.
INFOSAMAK has reopened its offices in Casablanca, Morocco. This follows an agreement between most of the INFOSAMAK member countries and FAO to move INFOSAMAK offices from Bahrain to Morocco.
The FISH INFOnetwork supplies timely, accurate and unbiased information on international fish markets and fish trade to FAO member countries, governmental agencies, universities, research institutions, private companies and individuals. The Network is co-ordinated by GLOBEFISH at FAO headquarters in Rome.
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Tuna fishing season in the Pacific Ocean began Mexico
The National Aquaculture and Fisheries Commission (CONAPESCA) announced that on Monday, January 20, the tuna fishing season began with purse-seine vessels in the Pacific Ocean.