Brazilian government providing subsidies for projects in aquaculture and fisheries

Like Mexico, Brazil has launched a new programme called “Mais Pesca e Aqüicultura” - Plano de Desenvolvimento Sustentável. This programme, in English "More Fisheries and Aquaculture - Plan for sustainable development, was officially announced by President Lula da Silva on July 29, 2008 in Salvador (State of Bahia).

According to the official press release the purpose of the programme is to increase the production of fish in Brazil and to set specific targets to be reached by 2011.

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