The European Union made available Wednesday in Luanda an amount of 200,000 euros to support maritime safety, improve the management of aquatic resources and fishing activity in Angola.
The amount results from the signing of an agreement between the European Union and the Ministries of Economy and Planning and Foreign Affairs of the African country.
The fund made available through “The EU-Angola Dialogue Facility” project will serve for technical training on maritime safety and the review of the assessment of pelagic species, as well as on the blue economy dialogue.
On the occasion, the European Union ambassador on Angola, Jeannette Seppen, spoke of the EU’s willingness to continue to support Angola as the country has vast maritime and fishing resources, relevant assets for the diversification of its economy.
In turn, Angola’s Secretary of State for Planning Milton Reis, said that the Angolan government has been developing a concerted effort within the 2063 Agenda of the African Union, which highlights the maritime strategy for Africa until 2050 based on the blue economy for on the African continent. Enditem