As a benchmark for knowledge, development and innovation for the global shrimp industry, José Antonio Camposano, president of the National Chamber of Aquaculture (CNA), cataloged the AquaExpo Aquaculture World Congress, held in Guayaquil.
In his opening speech he mentioned that the Chamber proved to be an advocate of shrimp production and export. On this occasion, 170 companies related to the shrimp sector participated in the AquaExpo fair.
They come from India, Chile, Norway, China, Holland, among other countries. “We have expanded the exhibition area that has practically tripled in a space that allows to expose technology and supplies for the shrimp sector; even machinery for the adaptation of the infrastructure of the farms now appears in this fair, “he explained.
According to the director, delegates from Central America, Mexico, Brazil and Peru also arrived at the fair, “who attend because they know that the most select of the continent’s aquaculture congregates here”.
At AquaExpo, 30 national and foreign exhibitors presented and analyzed topics on animal nutrition, strategies to maximize the profitability of the crop, tools for the early detection of pathogens, genetic improvement, biosecurity, quality and traceability and safety.
The Minister of Production, Foreign Trade and Investment, Pablo Campana, emphasized that work will be carried out on a reform for the Fisheries Law, which is adapted to the needs of the sector, since it has not been updated for years.
“It is a pleasure to promote sustainable practices of shrimp, a winning sector. That is why we need to promote the Fisheries Law that facilitates new investments and legal security, “he said. (I)