Oman authorities chart massive fisheries expansion

Published on
January 4, 2017

The Sultanate of Oman has begun developing eight fishing harbors of varying sizes as part of a comprehensive plan to strengthen the country’s fisheries sector and create additional employment opportunities.

Depending on the availability of funds, Oman’s Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MoAF) expects up to 30 fishing harbors to be operational by 2020, up from 20 currently, reported the Times of Oman.

The Barka fishing harbor was recently completed while two others – Al Musanna and L…

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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