Cuba and Venezuela Review Fishing Agreements.
CUBA, March 24th, 2011.- Within the context of the 11th Cuba-Venezuela Summit, held in the Hotel Alba Caracas, Cuban and Venezuelan experts in the fields of aquaculture and fishing, assessed the progress of three joint cooperation projects underway in Venezuela, reports RNV.
The president of the Socialist Institute for Fishing and Aquaculture (Insopesca), Gilberto Gimenez, talked about the purposes of these projects, and mentioned that Inospesca is building a lab for breeding the Litopenaeus schmitti shrimp, in the state of Anzoategui, to boost the production of shrimp in the country.
Gimenez noted that, with the help of Cuban experts, they are reinforcing the official controls in the whole chain of production of bivalve molluscs like oysters, clams, and mussels.
The 11th Cuba-Venezuela Summit aims at strengthening a socialist system for the production and distribution of fishing and aquaculture products in the Venezuela states of Anzoategui, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro, Guarico, Nueva Esparta, Portuguesa and Tachira; for improving the quality of life of the Venezuelan consumers, as well as of Cuba´s. (Cubaminrex-AIN)