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Patrick Lavarde, in the past general director of the CEMAGREF, was nominated General director of the National office of water and the aquatic environments - ONEMA- (Official Journal of April 28, 2007).

The ONEMA is a publicly-owned establishment created by the new Fench law on the water and the aquatic environments of December 30, 2006 and its application decree of March 25, 2007. It takes and supports actions intended to support a global, sustainable and balanced management of water resources, ecosystems watery and pisciculture. Placed under the supervision of the minister in charge of environment, it collaborates with the State services and the water agencies. It replaces on April 28, 2007 the high Council of the fishing of which it takes the 800 agents.

Contact information Laure Menanteau-Bendavid
Phone: +33 1 45 14 36 03
News type Nomination
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Source of information ONEMA
Geographical coverage France
News date 02/05/2007
Working language(s) FRENCH