FAO, ASEZA, and planning ministry sign agreement to breed fish on ground

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AMMAN — The Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation along the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Friday signed an agreement with Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) to breed and grow fish on the ground by using the seawater in Wadi Araba, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

 The purpose of the agreement is to support a pilot project to breed and raise fish on the ground by using the seawater in Wadi Araba.

The Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Nasser Shraideh; signed the agreement Representative of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Jordan, Nabil Assaf; and the chairman of the board of commissioners of the ASEZA, Nayef Bakhit.

 The agreement aims at developing the technical practices and capabilities to grow marine species; including fish farms operating on solar energy, and water recycling using high-quality technical treatment filters; in a bid to reduce water consumption.

Shraideh commended the special relationship which (FAO) has with Jordan along its role in enhancing the agriculture sector and achieving food security in Jordan in the past years.

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