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Aquaculture Africa 2024 Conference scheduled for Tunisia in November

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By Milthon Lujan

Aquaculture Africa 2024
Aquaculture Africa 2024

The 3rd Annual International Conference and Exposition of the African Chapter of the World Aquaculture Society (AFRAQ24) will be held in Hammamet, Tunisia from 19 to 22 November 2024. The event will be hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries with support from other national entities in Tunisia.

Tunisia, being one of the top and fastest growing aquaculture producer countries in Africa expects to receive thousands of delegates from around the world for the celebration of achievements on all aspects of aquaculture development in Africa, but also to find solutions to some of the challenges hampering the growth of the sector, and to explore new opportunities in the blue economy domain. AFRAQ24 will undoubtedly provide numerous networking and collaboration opportunities.

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The conference, which is themed “Blue Farming: New Horizons for Economic Growth”, will highlight some of the latest aquaculture research, innovations and investments to underpin continued growth of the aquaculture sector in Africa. The event will comprise of a scientific forum (oral and poster presentations), trade exhibition, industry forums, satellite workshops, student events, and other organized meetings. Renowned keynote speakers from Africa and beyond are expected to attend. Visiting Tunisia will also expose participants to some famous and interesting touristic attractions in Hammamet, the Mediterranean and countrywide. Special aquaculture tours will be arranged to nearby marine finfish, shellfish and seaweed farms – that are connected to fish processing, aquafeeds and R&D facilities.

Block the dates and prepare for this unique scientific, business and social event!

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We welcome interested Sponsors for AFRAQ24.

It is now time to submit your abstract and to register online. All conference details will be updated on the event page on https://www.was.org/Meeting/code/AFRAQ24. For all enquiries on AFRAQ24 contact worldaqua@was.org or africanchapter@was.org. For more information on the exhibition and sponsorship, please contact mario@marevent.com.