May 2, 2023

DDG Ellard highlights importance of WTO work on fisheries subsidies for Africa

Africa stands to gain greatly from strengthened ocean sustainability if the entry into force of the WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies and further outcomes from the second wave of negotiations can be secured by the 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13) in February 2024, Deputy Director-General Angela Ellard said on 2 May. DDG Ellard made the remarks at a workshop on fisheries subsidies organized by the WTO for English-speaking African countries held in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

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