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17 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Innovation Will Help Develop Oman's Marine Biotechnology Sector
OMAN - Using marine resources such as seaweeds, fish and microbes to develop new products for the healthcare, agriculture and other industries could hold the key...
11 February 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Oman Determined to Reduce Fish Imports
OMAN - Oman exported around 126,000 tonnes of fish last year and the government is determined to extend this self-sufficiency to the agriculture and livestock sectors...
26 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Oman Aquaculture Projects to Boost Production to 7,330 Tonnes
OMAN - The Ministry of Housing has signed three agreements which will help boost aquaculture production in the country from 353 tonnes (2013) to 7,330 tonnes annually....
17 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Experts Discuss Oman Aquaculture Improvement
OMAN - The College of Agricultural & Marine Sciences at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), in association with the Embassy of Netherlands in Muscat and Wageningen University...
10 June 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Oman New Shrimp and Sea Cucumber Farm Complex to be Built in Oman
OMAN - A new $120 million shrimp and sea cucumber farm complex is to be built in Qurun, Oman as part of a joint venture between the Arabian Marine Development,...
13 May 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Aquaponics to Boost Acquaculture Output in Oman
OMAN- The Agriculture and Fisheries Development Fund (AFDF) plans to introduce an integrated system of aquaponics (agriculture and aquaculture) throughout the country....
25 March 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Big Plans for the Development of Oman's Fisheries
OMAN - Oman's government plans to invest around $1.6 billion into the development of fisheries related infrastructure over the next seven years, to help double the...
05 March 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Researchers Investigate Biodegradable Fishing Nets
OMAN - Dr Hussein S al Masroori, a Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) assistant professor, is working on the creation of biodegradable fishing nets in order to try and...
14 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Oman and Viet Nam Discuss Fish Farming Cooperation
OMAN - The Joint Omani-Vietnamese Committee has agreed to enhance economic cooperation, diversify traded goods and explore investment opportunities in the fishing...
09 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Taste Test Proves Farmed Fish More Tasty than Wild
OMAN - A group of students from the Department of Marine Science & Fisheries at the Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) have found that farmed fish proved more tasty...
05 September 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Two Companies Close to Receiving Aquaculture Licenses in Oman
OMAN - Two companies are soon to get the final licences in order to invest in aquaculture projects in Oman. ...
30 August 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Oman Fisheries Co Issues Loans to Fishermen
OMAN - The Oman Fisheries Co (OFC) has issued loans to the tune of RO200,000 to local fishermen to enable them to buy and repair boats, nets and engines. The loans...
01 August 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Government to Develop Oman's Fishing Sector and Boost Exports
OMAN - The government of Oman is to develop and strengthen the country's fishing sector through a variety of projects totaling OMR500 million....
30 May 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Fish Exports Halted to Ensure Local Supply
OMAN - The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries will ban the export of six types of fish from 1 July till the end of September 2013 in order to help maintain stocks...
22 May 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Oman's Fisheries Production Increased by 21 per cent
OMAN - Fisheries production in Oman has increased 21 per cent in 2012 compared to 2011....
09 April 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Brazil to Boost Oman's Aquaculture Sector
OMAN and BRAZIL - In order to boost its aquaculture industry, the Omani Government is seeking help from Brazil...
18 February 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Gender Reversal in Tilapia Fish to Increase Production
OMAN - To increase the production of farm-raised tilapia, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MoAF) has turned to sex reversal in the fish....
30 January 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Major Aquatic Project Helps to Prevent Disease
OMAN - The Research Council (TRC) is funding a research project on aquatic biology. The project would help develop a strategy to improve the Sultanate's preventive...
18 September 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Oman US Investors Urged to Tap into Oman's Fisheries Sector
OMAN - The Ministry for Agriculture and Fisheries Wealth is looking to increase aquaculture sector production to 220,000 tonnes by 2031....
07 August 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Aquaculture Offers Huge Opportunities for Oman
OMAN - In a determined bid to make aquaculture a growing and vibrant food production sector, Dr Fuad bin Ja'afar Al Sajwani, minister of Agriculture and Fisheries...
26 July 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Oman Bans Export of Some Species of Fish
OMAN - The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has imposed a ban on export of some species of fish until 15 September....
11 July 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Oman's Fishing Industry to get Major Boost
OMAN - The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Wealth is planning to issue 300 licences to 300 medium sized 14-30 metres multi-purpose fishing vessels owned by...
04 June 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Oman State-Owned Company for Aquaculture on Cards
OMAN - The Oman government is planning to establish a state-owned company for supporting the aquaculture sector in the country. ...
29 March 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Oman Strives to Develop Aquaculture
OMAN - Oman has initiated various steps to make aquaculture a growing and vibrant growth area, said a top official. ...
17 January 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Oman Embarks on Aquaculture Development
OMAN - Oman is embarking on an ambitious aquaculture development programme, primarily coastal, for food security, generation of employment opportunities and extra...
26 September 2011
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Government Lifts Ban On Abalone Fishing
OMAN - A ministerial decision has been issued to re-open the abalone fishing season from 20 October to 15 November, along the inshore waters of the Dhofar coast....
14 June 2011
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Oman Fisheries Certified Friend Of The Sea
OMAN - An impressive product range from Oman fisheries company, Al Marsa Fisheries, has been certified Friend of the Sea (FOS)....
10 January 2011
Global Fish Farming News from Oman A'Saffa Foods - New Identity, New Brands
OMAN - A'Saffa Foods, one of the Sultanate's largest producers of poultry products has changed its name from A'Saffa Poultry to A'Saffa Foods to facilitate its...
17 June 2009
Global Fish Farming News from Oman Sultanate of Oman Maps Out Aquaculture Venture
OMAN - The Sultanate of Oman has recently implemented a coastal mapping project in order to identify suitable sites for aquaculture development. ...
12 May 2009
Global Fish Farming News from Oman New Plan for Sustainable Cage Aquaculture in Oman
OMAN - The Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI) Regional Technical Workshop on Sustainable Marine Cage Aquaculture Development, held in Muscat, Sultanate...
 
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