Training Programme Ahead For Namibia

The Fish Site
by The Fish Site
13 May 2010, at 1:00am

NAMIBIA - Vietnamese aquaculture experts are to assist Namibia by running aquaculture training courses.

The tripartite cooperation agreement between Viet Nam, the Republic of Namibia and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) was officially signed at FAO headquarters in Italy on 11 May, according to official sources in Viet Nam.

Under the agreement, Viet Nam will send its exports and technical worker to help Namibia run training courses for professional experts in the field of aquaculture.

Addressing the signing ceremony, FAO Assistant Director General, Jose Maria Sumpsi, spoke highly of Viet Nam's achievements in recent times, particularly, from a country facing a food shortage to becoming one of leading rice exporters in the world.

Vietnam is ranked number six in the world in terms of seafood exports in the world last year.