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PH-ROK MOU Signing on Fisheries Cooperation

Author: DA Communications Group | 26 November 2019

Secretary William Dar of the Philippine Department of Agriculture (DA) and Minister Seong-Hyeok Moon of the Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) signed the first-ever Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on fisheries cooperation on 26 November 2019 in Busan, South Korea.

The Philippine-Korea bilateral on fisheries is expected to boost the collaboration between the two countries for mutual benefits of its fishery sectors by enhancing cooperation in aquaculture and fisheries, and promoting fisheries trade and fishery-business investment. Under the cooperation, DA and MOF will pursue and promote scientific and technical, economic, and trade cooperation in fisheries and aquaculture.

The MOU signing on fisheries cooperation was part of the Philippine side meetings during the 2019 ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit held on November 25-26 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the dialogue partnership between ASEAN and the Republic of Korea.