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Ministry of Fisheries provided training to more than 300 fishermen in the Northern Red Sea region

The Ministry of Fisheries in the Northern Red Sea region, in collaboration with Anberbeb Share Company, has organized technical training course for more than 300 fishermen from 42 villages.

Massawa, 21 December 2014 – The Ministry of Fisheries in the Northern Red Sea region, in collaboration with Anberbeb Share Company, has organized technical training course for more than 300 fishermen from 42 villages.

The training course that has been organized in Massawa for the fishermen from Massawa, Foro, Gelalo, Ingel and Derbushet, included basic maintenance of fishing boats and procedures that they should follow to minimize time consumption and save money.

In a speech he delivered at the occasion, Mr. Tewelde Kelati, Minister of Fisheries, indicated that the training is aimed at raising the capacity of the fishermen to safely and effectively conduct their activities, and called for establishing fishermen’s association for it is through strong organization that they could reinforce activities and play due role in increasing the supply of fish.

Mr. Tewolde Woldemichael, Director General of Economic Development in the Ministry, on his part said that the theoretical and practical training is aimed at raising the competence of the fishermen, and thereby conduct their activities by minimizing risks and raise production.

Likewise, Mr. Michael Mezengi, from Anberbeb Share Company, explained that the share company is contributing its share in the efforts to develop human capacity in the country, and that they are playing due part to transfer the experience they gained from the Japanese Toyota and Yamaha companies the company is representing to customers.

The representative of the trainees noted the significance of the course in their day-to-day activities, and voiced readiness to develop the career through work experience.

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