Pact with Suriname, US market access priorities for fishing sector in 2012

Late last year the Ministry of Agriculture announced that it had met its counterpart agency in Suriname and discussions on “fishing issues” had led to an understanding that an agreement would be hammered out between the two countries.

It is no secret that bilateral agreements between Guyana and Suriname take ages to come to fruition, given the proclivity on both sides for paying attention to detail. The Ministry of Agriculture says it is attaching much importance to the agreement being concluded given the fact that “most fisher folk on the Lower Corentyne fish in Surinamese waters. The ministry says there is need  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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