Fisheries Development Oman (FDO), a key player in Oman’s fisheries sector, has returned triumphant from its participation in the sixth Global Fishery Forum & Seafood Expo Russia 2023, which held in Saint Petersburg, in the Federal Republic of Russia, from 27 to 29 September.
The event showcased Oman’s fisheries sector products and investment potential. FDO’s impressive presentation garnered significant interest, solidifying its position as a global fisheries industry influencer.
With over 100,000 attendees and 400 companies participating, the expo brought together industry experts, traders, and retailers. FDO’s exhibition stand showcased Oman’s diverse investment opportunities in the fisheries sector.
The company stressed its commitment to sustainable fishing practices, highlighting its dedication to preserving Oman’s marine resources. Cutting-edge aquaculture technologies and infrastructure further showcased FDO’s commitment to excellence across the value chain.
Juhaina Al Kendi, a spokesperson for Fisheries Development Oman, expressed the success of their participation, saying, “Our presence at the Global Fishery Forum & Seafood Expo Russia 2023 was an unequivocal success. This platform allowed us to showcase Oman’s fisheries sector potential to a global audience. We received overwhelming interest from attendees who recognized the enticing investment opportunities and the top-notch products and services offered by FDO.”
FDO’s extensive portfolio, featuring fresh and frozen fish, value-added seafood products, advanced fish processing facilities, aquaculture technologies, and sustainable fishing practices, reaffirmed its prominence in the global fisheries industry.
This participation reflects Oman’s commitment to diversify its economy and harness the fisheries sector’s potential. Oman’s strategic location and abundant natural resources make it an attractive destination for local and international investors seeking growth opportunities in aquaculture.
Fisheries Development Oman, as the investment arm of Oman Investment Authority in the fisheries sector, aims to develop this critical sector by investing in profitable projects that highlight its economic value.
FDO stressed sustainability in its strategy, promoting the responsible use of renewable resources to ensure the long-term viability of the fishing industry while driving economic development and preserving the environment.