Improved smoking technique to make exports to the EU market possible

Smoking is a traditional method of fish preservation. Today, however, European standards for products exported to the EU impose strict controls on the chemical contaminants generated by this technique. In July and August 2010, first in Togo and then in the Côte d’Ivoire, Oumoulkhairy Ndiaye carried out “training and technical assistance missions for the managers of fish smoking plants with a view to exporting their products”.