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Commissioner Damanaki at aquaculture conference in Spain

22 November 2012

On Friday 23 November, Commissioner Maria Damanaki will be delivering a keynote speech at the high-level conference “European aquaculture: the path for growth”, organised in La Coruna, Spain, by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment of Spain and the Government of Galicia together with the European Commission.

The aim of the conference is to have an exchange of views on topics to include in the future Strategic Guidelines for the promotion of European aquaculture. These Guidelines have been announced in the framework of the reform of the EU's Common Fisheries Policy and have the objective to identify common priorities and support EU Member States in developing multiannual aquaculture plans.

The European aquaculture sector has promising growth potential and the reformed Common Fisheries Policy can give the necessary impetus to the sustainable growth of European aquaculture. A joint press point is scheduled just before 16h00. The conference will be web-streamed on Friday 23 November, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.