FAO Fisheries Department

Focus on Africa: FAO seminar at North Atlantic Seafood Conference



African coastal nations will attend the North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF) business arena for the first time.

The FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department is partnering with the NASF during its 7th conference to be held in Oslo 6-8 March 2012. Invited by FAO, a delegation of around 30 African officials and seafood industry leaders, headed by Ministers from Ghana, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique and Namibia, and top Ministry officials from Angola and South Africa, will attend. FAO will present two major themes: African export opportunities and market access into

Europe; and inward investments and financing of the fisheries and aquaculture industries in

Africa. Full programme of NASF Conference