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Overfishing at North Western border will be halted

Montecristi, Dominican Republic.- Environment minister Bautista Rojas visited Manzanillo, Montecristi province on Wednesday, to put a halt to overfishing and the conflict is spurs among the Haitian and Dominican fishermen at the northwest border.
He met with the associations Dominican fishermen and Navy, Army and Border Security Corps among other authorities take the measures needed to protect the Northwest’s natural resources.
Rojas said the authorities encourage the conservation of the natural resources, to increase and motorize the area’s development and ecotourism activities.
He announced a meeting Friday with the Dominican Fisheries Council (CODOPESCA), local authorities and the Fishermen’s Association, to secure the livelihood of some 110 families he says depend on fishing.

Source: DT

Category: DR News |

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