Ministry of Fishing and Aquaculture (Brazil)

The Ministry of Fishing and Aquaculture (Portuguese: Ministério da Pesca e Aquicultura, abbreviated MPA) was a cabinet-level federal ministry in Brazil. The ministry reported directly to the President of Brazil in formulating policies and guidelines for the development and promotion of fishing and aquaculture. It was established on January 1, 2003 as the Special Secretariat of Aquaculture and Fisheries (Secretaria Especial da Aquicultura e Pesca, SEAP). Its elevation to ministry level occurred on June 26, 2009 under Law No. 11,958.[3]

Ministry of Fishing and Aquaculture
Ministry overview
Formed26 June 2009
Dissolved2 October 2015
HeadquartersBrasília, Distrito Federal
Annual budgetR$ 300 million (2015)[1][2]

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  1. ^ Portal Orçamento (October 2014). "Projeto de Lei Orçamentária para 2015" (PDF). Senado federal. p. 26. Retrieved 3 January 2015.
  2. ^ Esplanada dos Ministérios. Ministério da Agricultura. 1º de julho de 2004.
  3. ^ "Institucional" (in Portuguese). Brasília, Brasil: Ministério da Pesca e Aquicultura. 2014. Archived from the original on 2014-11-29. Retrieved 2014-11-17.

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