BC State Government and Scripps Institute of Oceanography Sign Memorandum on Fisheries and Aquaculture

ENSENADA, BC- Thursday May 3, 2018.- The State Government, through the Secretariat of Fisheries and Aquaculture (SEPESCABC), signed a memorandum of understanding on fisheries and aquaculture with the Institute of Scripps Oceanography, University of California in San Diego, as a first step to celebrate future collaboration agreements to promote technological, scientific and training exchange based on marine resources.

The document was signed by the Director of the SCRIPPS, Margaret Leinen, and the head of the SEPESCABC, contemplating aspects of ecological ordering, health and safety, establishment of academic programs, conjunction of efforts and resources, strengthening of related and complementary capacities, biological monitors , prospections of fishery resources, biotechnological developments, market studies and sustainable fishing schemes, among others.

The specific collaboration agreements must observe the formalities indicated in the legislation established in Mexico and the United States, in addition to determine precisely the object and program of the specific activities to be carried out, the obligations of each of the parties, the calendar of activities and the ownership of the corresponding copyright or industrial property rights, based on the percentage of collaboration or completion of research works in general.

This agreement, it is added, will be valid for five years from the date of its signature, and could be extended by mutual consent, through the signature of the authorized representatives of both parties.

Source: Gobierno del Estado de Baja California

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