He expressed these views during a briefing here in which he was informed in detail about the current state of affairs in fish-farming in the country and the potential of this sector.
He said the government would take all possible measures to facilitate the people related with fish-farming so as to benefit from the potential of this sector.
The protesters say the fish-farming operations threaten wild fish stocks, and that the company never signed agreements with their communities to operate on their traditional territories.
Some concerns about fish-farming were heightened this summer after pens holding an estimated 305,000 Atlantic salmon were damaged at a fish farm in the San Juan Islands, a Washington State island chain that faces Vancouver Island, allowing some of the fish to escape.
Local ponds are being used for fish-farming
under the self-employment scheme.
government continue to pursue initiating a commercial-scale ocean fish-farming
program when it could cause so many domestic problems?
is particularly suited to the environmental characteristics of north and western Scotland, including the outer islands.
In September 2002, the Commission unveiled its strategy for EU fish-farming
, claiming that it could create up to 10,000 jobs in the industry over five years.
Minister of Fisheries John van Dongen found himself in hot water and had to resign after a RCMP probe began into his questionable dealings with a fish-farm concern, Then his replacement, Stan Hagen, was likewise challenged for receiving money from the fish-farming
Nonetheless, the threat to Atlantic salmon is so severe that the FWS and NMFS have called for reducing water diversions to increase river flows, tighter restrictions on sport-fishing, and closer regulation of fish-farming