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FAO To Help Viet Nam Control Aquatic Diseases


VIET NAM - Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Vu Van Tam on July 29 met with FAO Assistant Director General for Fisheries and Aquaculture Arni M. Mathiesen and Deputy Director General of FAO Fisheries Department Rohana Subasinghe.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed FAO assistance for building a network to prevent and control aquatic diseases in Viet Nam.

The meeting took place on the sidelines of the Meeting of Asian Ministers in Charge of Aquaculture to which the officials attended.

The FAO officials pledged to discuss specific measures to control aquatic diseases as soon as they receive FAO experts’ final report on aquatic diseases, especially on shrimp and oysters in the country.