ANGOLA: new boats for small-scale fishermen

When hearing the words "fisheries subsidies" one thinks, in most instances, of money given to fishermen. But this is only a way to provide subsidies to fishermen. A transfer of goods (as written in the definition of a subsidy in Article 1 of the WTO Agreement) is also a subsidy.

In Angola the government is now handing over boats to fishermen so that they can increase their harvest and have better livelihoods.

Here is the link to a press article in AngolaPress (in Portuguese) commenting on this announcement:


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