Abu Dhabi faces challenges from high water salinity and fish depletion © 123RF
Abu Dhabi faces challenges from high water salinity and fish depletion © 123RF

UAE wants to implement 'blue economy' in Middle East

Will Green is news editor of Supply Management
13 March 2018

Abu Dhabi has pledged its support for the “blue economy” by announcing it will host the next World Ocean Summit in 2019.

Khalifa bin Salem Al Mansoori, undersecretary of the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development, said the government would be “supporting efforts to protect the sustainable management of water resources and preserve healthy aquatic ecosystems”, according to the Emirates News Agency (ENA).

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