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Under the agricultural programme for productivity improvement, it was possible to: train 135 far- mers on modern techniques of milk production; structure the industry players in 20 cooperativesspecialized in producing milk, collection, selec- tion and insemination, transformation and use of agricultural equipment; build seven milk collec- tion centres and four mini-dairies; provide bree- ders with equipment (power pumps, motor mowers, tricycles, artificial insemination kits and stalk cutters).With regard to beekeeping, production equip- ment (dresses, bee smokers, honey tanks, hives) were purchased for 20 million, and beekeepers training on modern production techniques and processing bee products have been carried out. Two honey collection centres were built in Meiganga and Ngaoundal. These actions hel- ped to increase honey production by 1 800 tons, that of wax by 170 tons, and to export about 900 tons of honey.In the context of health coverage and the fight against zoonoses, the following actions were undertaken: the construction of 39 zootechnical veterinary centres including 21 equipped ones and 15 vaccinogen parks; equipping of fivehealth and veterinary inspection stations. To fight against illegal logging and establish the tracea- bility of products, a stamping operation ,which started in 2013 has was going on. The stabiliza- tion of marketing network, the distribution and sale of veterinary medicines and, veterinary pro- ducts allowed to seize a considerable stockpiles of fraudulent medicines.FISHERIES AND AQUACULTUREThe annual demand for fish is estimated at a little over 300 000 tons. The demand is met by supply consisting of domestic production and imports. In 2014, fisheries production (industrial, traditional- sea and continental) was estimated at 184 000 tons against 94,718 in 2013. This reflected:o The improvement in the data collection system in the landing points;o The support in equipment and fishing gear; o The establishment of a biological recovery inthe congestion of fishery resources in the reser-voirs of Maga, Lagdo Mbakaou and Mapé; o The implementation of a MINEPIA-MINDEFcooperation agreement on fight against illegal fishing.WORDINGTable eggs Milk201263 382 118 888By-products development (in tons)201365 116 246 335201470 846 139 341VARIATIONS (IN %)8,8 -43,4Source : MINEPIAThe fishing sector is poorly supplied with large container shipsLES ATOUTS ECONOMIQUES DU CAMEROUN241

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