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April 15, 2013

 

Ecuador

Government Grant for Shrimp Farming

 

Ocean Farm, SA, a company that farms marine fish in sea cages along the central coast of Ecuador, has received a grant from the Ecuadorian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Aquaculture and Fisheries for farming shrimp and white snapper.  In stages, Ocean Farm expects to invest $5 million in new equipment, some of which will be purchased from companies in the United States.

 

Information: Ocean Farm, S.A., Santiago Mendoza, CEO (email smendoza@oceanfarmsa.com) and Samir Kuri, General Manager (email samirkuri@oceanfarmsa.com).

 

Sources: 1. The FishSite.  Government Awards Grant for Mariculture Development in Ecuador.  April 12, 2013.  2. Ocean Farm, SA’s website, visited on April 15, 2013.

 

 

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