WBT surveys Red Sea and Gulf of Aden [Archives:2004/771/Local News]

September 9 2004

A World Bank team (WBT) is conducting a number of studies and field surveys in the Reed sea and the Gulf of Aden. The team intends to set up a draft policy concerned with a special project on fishery wealth in Yemen, at the cost of $100 million. The project, which is of crucial importance, aims mainly at raising the quality of fish production through reinforcing the main structures, improving the living standards of fishermen, supporting studies and research into fish wealth.
Harbor reconstruction, laboratories and supporting fish projects for coastal woman, will also be covered by the project.