Fisheries sector to target better quality and wages

Vietnam will continue to follow its plan to develop the fisheries sector so that it achieves economies of scale and high global competitiveness in a sustainable manner, a senior official said last week.

Addressing a conference held in Hanoi , Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Vu Van Tam said the focus of the fisheries industry in the next five years (2011-15) would be to ensure output and export value, food safety and improved earnings and living conditions for fishers.