The National Aquaculture Development Agency (ANDA)

The National Aquaculture Development Agency is a Moroccan public institution involved in Marine aquaculture development throughout national coastline, an area of 3500 km.
Established in February 2011, ANDA is one of the main achievements of the Halieutis strategy in terms of sustainability. And thus, it shows the Government willingness and determination in developing this activity. 

Activity and Mission

3 missions were assigned to the Agency to promote the development of the national aquaculture especially by:

  • Contributing in the implementation of the government policy on the aquaculture sector;
  • Suggesting specific action plan according to the guidelines determined by national strategy for fisheries sector and the regulatory framework thereon;
  • Promoting aquaculture activities and developing exchanges for the export as well as for local market;
  • In order to accomplish its missions, ANDA was assigned

5 main attributions:

  • Promoting and supporting investments in aquaculture through the implementation of specific action plans;
  • Proposing any regulatory measures in order to foster the development and organization of the sector;
  • Studying aquaculture pilot projects in partnership with public and private actors;
  • Assisting investors in establishing their projects;
  • Implementing a suitable communication policy and information by participating in some events and by organizing others to promote the sector. 

Director of the national aquaculture development agency : Ms Majida Mâarouf
Head of Investment, Promotion and studies Departmentr : Mr Yassine El Moutchou
Head of Promotion and Communication Service : Mr Mohamed Nabil Lahlou
Head of support to investors Service : Mr Mustafa Amzough
In charge of geographic information system and management planning : Mr Ayoub Amrani 



  • Adress: Avenue Annakhil, Immeuble les Patios, 4ème étage, Hay Ryad, Rabat
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  • Tel : (+212) 538 099 700
  • Fax : (+212) 538 099 770
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