Loans of JD10 million to aquafarming sector earmarked by ministry

A national sustainable agriculture plan, authored by Khaled Hneifat, will soon include zero-interest loans for aquafarming and other "pioneering sectors" that are experiencing "significant growth". "An action plan for the sector includes enhancing the production environment and creating marketing solutions for local fish production, along with overcoming the difficulties faced by local farmers," Hneifat said.

Loans of JD10 million to aquafarming sector earmarked by ministry

At a meeting with Fisheries and Marine Life Association President Mohammed Shaheen, the minister explained that the Agriculture Ministry has set aside JD10 million for no-interest loans, and an additional JD5 million for "youth loans". Shaheen said, "the fisheries sector seeks cooperation and partnerships to overcome challenges, especially under the national sustainable agriculture plan, which provides for a solid infrastructure across sectors."