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Monday, November 30, 2020

Sabally to address international conference on the blue economy

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Former Presidential Affairs Minister and International Speaker Momodou Sabally will later this week make a presentation at an international conference on the blue economy to be held in Dakhla, Morocco.

The renowned Economist and former National Budget Director, Sabally, will make a presentation on the topic “Development of the Port Sector in Africa: Investments and Cooperation” under the broad theme of “Outlooks on the Blue Economy in Africa”.

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The high level dialogue will be attended by scientists and top experts in economics and maritime administration from 27 countries to be hosted by the National Observatory of Seafarers and the Regional Council of Dakhla at the Palace of Congress of City of Dakhla.
The forum will also discuss myriad facets of the blue economy including how to leverage fisheries for socio-economic growth and development in Africa, “The impacts of International Agreements on Local Development in Africa” and “Blue Tourism : Passion – Nautical Leisure – Future Occupations and Training” as well as “Africa’s Options for Strengthening its Role in Regional and International Maritime Commerce.”

It is envisaged that the conference will stimulate thought and generate innovative approaches towards the sustainable harnessing of ocean resources for economic growth, job creation and improved livelihoods.

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