Centre for Marketing Information and Advisory Services for Fishery Products in the Arab Region (INFOSAMAK)
Centre d'information et de conseil sur la commercialisation des produits de la pêche dans la région arabe
1 Mar 1986, as a regional project of B-XB0971 - FAO financed by E-XE3382 - UNDP and based in Bahrain. Became an independent Arab intergovernmental organization, 24 Jun 1993, when constitution entered into force. Headquarters moved to Casablanca (Morocco), Sep 2000. Also referred to as Fish Marketing Information, Promotion and Technical Advisory Services for Arab Countries -- Service d'information sur la commercialisation, la promotion, et de conseils techniques de la pêche pour les pays arabes.
Assist the region's fisheries to develop and adapt to present and future market demand for fishery products; make the most effective use of available fishery resources and aquaculture production; contribute to an improved stability in supply and demand for fishery products in the region and so improve fish consumption and food security; maximize exploitation of all available export opportunities within the Arab region and in world markets to develop trade and create employment opportunities; promote technical and economic cooperation in the fishery sector between Member States.
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General Assembly comprises one representative of each member state, including Chairman and 2 Vice-Chairmen. Managing Director, supported by a team of professional staff in the fields of marketing, fish processing technology and quality assurance.
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