On October 30, Yu Kangzhen, vice minister of Ministry of Agriculture, and Nani scuca, minister of fishery and marine economy of Botswana, co-hosted the meeting of China-Botswana fishery Mixed Committee in 2017 in Beijing, draft the revised text of the Sino-Mao intergovernmental marine fisheries agreement and sign the minutes of the meeting.
Yu Kangzhen said that China-Mao fishery cooperation has achieved remarkable results, and the mixed committee mechanism of China-Mao fishery has discussed and solved the problems existing in China-Mao fishery cooperation, it has played a positive role in promoting the deepening cooperation between China and Mao fisheries. Yu Kangzhen and Minister Nani on improving the fishing quota system, adjusting the working fishing area, improving the cooperation environment and carrying out marine fishery resources survey and providing aquatic technical support from China, the export of wool aquatic products to China and other in-depth exchanges of views and reached a consensus. At the same time, the two sides revised and initiatively signed the marine fishery agreement between the two governments signed in 1991 to better meet the needs of the cooperation and development of China-Mao fishery, to play a solid institutional guarantee role in promoting the in-depth development of bilateral fishery cooperation.
Jamaica is the country with the earliest fishery cooperation and the largest number of operating fishing boats in Africa. Up to now, a total of 5 Chinese enterprises have carried out fishery cooperation in Mao, with nearly 200 fishing boats, investment in the construction of fishery bases and cold storage area of nearly 100,000 square meters, and investment amount of 200 million US dollars, more than 3,000 jobs have been created.