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Fisheries and Coastal Affairs Department now more Powerful

09 November 2012

NORWAY - The Fisheries and Coastal Affairs department has changed its internal organisation. The ambition is that the new organisation will help with the vision of becoming the world's leading seafood nation.

"The new organisation will include strengthening the Ministry's work with industry and market policy and collect the responsibility for working with coastal issues in a department. Development cooperation to facilitate sustainable fisheries in other countries, is also an area that should receive more attention," says Fisheries and Coastal Affairs Minister Lisbeth Berg-Hansen.

The Fisheries and Aquaculture Department is responsible for matters relating to fisheries and aquaculture. The department is responsible for the regulation of the fisheries and aquaculture sector and to ensure economic sustainability in an environmentally sustainable framework.

Read more about the four new departments at: www.regjeringen.no / FKD

In connection with the reorganisation, several new positions in the Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs have also been created.

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