National Agency for the Developments of SMEs  
| 01/10/2003 -

Study of the Potential of the Fishing Products Industry in the Souss Massa Draa Region, Morocco

The industrial base of the Souss Massa Draa (SMD) region is mainly related to the agricultural and fishing sectors and is one of the most important fishing regions in the country. The study aims to:

  • Evaluate the present status of the fishing industry at entrepreneurial and institutional levels.
  • Inform sector participants on current developments on technological, market and legal issues, as well as on valuable references on similar industries in more competitive countries.
  • Identify investment opportunities in order to improve regional exports of fishing products.
  • Define conditions on which the SMD industry can enter EU markets and
  • Create an industry development strategy to improve its competitiveness.