Muscat: Fisheries Development Oman (FDO) attended the World Aquaculture Society (WAS) annual conference and exhibition, which is an important event that discusses the various blue economy industries.
It was organised in Singapore from November 30 to December 2 by Singapore Food Agency (SFA) and attended by Asia, the Pacific and other countries from all over the world.
The FDO participation aimed to introduce the fisheries in Oman and their competitive advantage in the international markets and the encouragement of investments in associated industries. Such exhibitions and conferences constitute the appropriate venue for exchanging international experiences and experiments and getting updated with the most important scientific developments and the latest technologies.
The conference brings together international institutions and organizations specialised in fisheries under one roof to discuss challenges and solutions to the international issues of the aquaculture industries.
On the sidelines of the conference, a number of workshops and seminars hosted experts and scientists from all over the world, covering all aquaculture topics including dryland aquaculture, environment, biodiversity, climate change as well as aquaculture technology and discussing aquaculture sustainable development and other issues related to sustainable development and blue economy.