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slaughterhouses and slaughter areas and, the intensification of the traceability of meat intended for consumption.
Government’s actions to increase livestock and ensure better quality of meat continued with: intensification of artificial insemination cam- paigns; training of actors in the sector; the construction of industrial slaughterhouses and cold stores; the promotion of cattle fattening through the establishment of 205.7 ha of fodder areas in development stations and fund; epi-cuta- neous treatment of 142,838 animals during transhumance; the production of 1,609,250 doses of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia vaccines; vaccination of 3,366,500 cattle.
As for the production of the fishery, it was estima- ted in 2016 at 218 191 tons, showing a 3% increase. In terms of fisheries development, the flagship actions consisted in the construction of 3 fish markets, a smokehouse and 3 wharves; the fight against illicit, unlawful and undeclared fishing conducted in collaboration with MINDEF.
For the year 2016, growth rate in the secondary sector was 3.2%, after 9.6% in 2015. Its contri- bution to real growth was 0.9 point and its part in the GDP was up to 24.5%. In 2017, the sec- tor experienced a 0.7% increase.
The government has been carrying out a number of actions in order to strengthen the industrial fabric and improve the contribution of industries to the growth.
Growth in the field of breeding is nearly 5%
These include: the promulgation in December 2016 of the new mining code; the appropriation of the new master plan for industrialization; conducting an audit, accompanied by a reco- very plan of the National Investment Company.
A growth rate above 6% in the sector of agriculture

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