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Monday, February 10, 2014
Public Consultation on Draft Aquaculture Standards Now Open
BRAZIL - Until 18 March, any citizen may make suggestions and propose changes in four projects aimed at aquaculture standards....
Monday, December 16, 2013
Brazil Launches Plan to Combat Illegal Fishing
BRAZIL - To ensure a sustainable future for the national fisheries sector, the Government will work to close illegal fishing....
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Government Invests in the Genetic Improvement of Tilapia
BRAZIL - The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture (MPA) will invest $252,000 in the genetic improvement of tilapia, one of the main species of fish currently grown...
Friday, November 22, 2013
Congress Meets Aquaculture Research, Market and Public Managers
BRAZIL - The IV Brazilian Congress of Aquaculture Native Species begins on in Bethlehem is the first time that the state capital hosts the event, sponsored this...
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Seminar Discusses Investment Policy in the Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector
BRAZIL - The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture is participating today (Wednesday 30 October), in the seminar "Aquaculture: A Sustainable Investment". ...
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Brazilian Minister Discusses Sustainable Water Use in Agriculture
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, Antonio Andrade, promoted the sustainable use of water in agriculture during the opening ceremony...
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Aquaculture Sites Up for Sale in Serra da Mesa and Canabrava
BRAZIL - The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture will launch today (Wednesday 11 September) bidding documents for aquaculture parks in the reservoirs of hydroelectric...
Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Brazil to Host World Conference on Tilapia 2013
BRAZIL - INFOPESCA, along with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture of Brazil (MPA) and the Government...
Friday, August 09, 2013
Aquaculture Sites on Offer in Ilha Solteira
BRAZIL - The government is now selling aquaculture sites in Ilha Solteira. The areas offered are designed for small, medium and large producers interested in producing...
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
New Legislation Benefits Crab Production
BRAZIL - One of the main fish stocks in Brazil, the mangrove crab (Ucides cordatus), has received special attention from the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture...
Monday, July 29, 2013
Fishermen's Portfolio Renewal Time Extended
BRAZIL - The fishermen of Brazil - more than a million people across the country - have received the reassuring news that the deadline for the professional portfolio...
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Auction Takes Place for New Aquaculture Sites in Brazil
BRAZIL - The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Attila Maia Rocha is launching bidding documents for new areas of aquaculture in Bahia and Pernambuco. ...
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Government to Develop More Suitable Fishing Vessels
BRAZIL - The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Marcelo Crivelli, signed a cooperation agreement with the Federal Rural University of Amazonia (UFRA) for the...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Brazil, Israel Cooperate on Fisheries and Aquaculture
BRAZIL - Last week, Brazilian Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Marcelo Crivelli, met with Israel's Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Yair Shamir...
Monday, May 20, 2013
Minister Defends New Law to Boost Aquaculture
BRAZIL - The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Marcelo Crivelli, gave a lecture in São Paulo on the "National Plan for the Development of Aquaculture No Impact...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Tilapia Waste Used for Biodiesel at New Brazillian Plants
BRAZIL - Two plants have opened in Jaguaribara and Morada Nova to reduce tilapia waste by converting it into biodiesel. ...
Friday, March 22, 2013
Government Receives Environmental License for Aquaculture Parks
BRAZIL - The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Marcelo Crivella, has received the Environmental License Installation and Operation (IOL) for seven Aquaculture...
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Brazil Expects to Produce Two Million Tonnes of Fish by 2014
BRAZIL - The Harvest Plan for Fisheries and Aquaculture, which makes $ 4.1 billion in credit available to producers, predicts that by the end of 2014 Brazil will...
Monday, March 11, 2013
More Flexibility in Fishermen's Courses
BRAZIL - The formation and training of new professional fishermen in Brazil is gaining much more nationwide coverage, starting this year. Those interested in the...
Friday, March 08, 2013
Paraná can be Brazil's Aquaculture Leader
BRAZIL - At a Congress event, in Brazil, the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Atila Maia Rocha, said the Paraná has the potential to become the largest producer...
Thursday, March 07, 2013
Mato Grosso Wants to Increase Fish Production
BRAZIL - Representatives of two areas of Mato Grosso - Vale do Cuiabá River and Valley Arinos - were at the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture to discuss strategies...
Monday, February 18, 2013
Brazil is a Seafood Industry Giant in the Making
BRAZIL - Brazil has all the necessary ingredients to become the next seafood super power, rivalling established producers such as Thailand, Norway and even China,...
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Minister Encourages Formation of a Consortium for Aquaculture Projects
BRAZIL - The minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Marcelo Crivella, hosted delegations of mayors from over 13 states in all regions of Brazil to explain the enormous...
Monday, February 04, 2013
Outbreak of Infection with Perkinsus Marinus in Brazil
BRAZIL - An outbreak of Infection with Perkinsus Marinus has been reported to the OIE by Dr Figueiredo Marques Guilherme Henrique, Ministry of Agriculture, Brazil....
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Government to Encourage Technical Development in Fisheries, Aquaculture
BRAZIL- The ministers Marcelo Crivella, Fisheries and Aquaculture, and Marco Antonio Raupp, Science, Technology and Innovation (MCTI), signed an Interministerial...
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Minister Signs Agreements on Fisheries Management
BRAZIL - Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister, Marcelo Crivella, has signed, together with the Ministry of Environment, three commitments for committees for the Management...
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Government Plans to Reform Aquaculture
BRAZIL - The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Marcelo Crivella, discussed the new Harvest Plan at the meeting of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development...
Monday, November 05, 2012
Brazil to Use Fish Waste in the Production of Biodiesel
BRAZIL - An agreement between the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture (MPA) and Petrobras Biofuels plans to increase research to generate technologies that enable...
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Tax Break on Sardine Imports Extended
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Foreign Trade Chamber (Camex), has decided to lower the tariff of the Import Tax on frozen sardines, in order to prevent an undersupply....
Monday, October 15, 2012
Brazil to Become Main Soy Exporter
BRAZIL - Brazil should become the leader in foreign sales of soybeans in the 2012/2013 crop, exceeding the United States, according to a technical study by Expedição...
 
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