GAP2 is about making a difference to an issue of significance to the whole of society; the wellbeing of the marine environment and the sustainability of fisheries upon which society depends for food. It builds on the relationships, processes and plans arising from GAP1 by enabling Mobilisation and Mutual Learning (MML) actions that promote stakeholder participation in the debate on and development of research knowledge and structures relevant to emerging policy on fisheries and the marine environment. The aims are to promote and enable processes for open and effective participation of stakeholders in research and management, and demonstrate through specific examples and critical evaluation, the role and value of stakeholder driven science in the governance of fisheries and the marine environment. DTU Aqua is the case study leader of one of the selected cases of GAP2.
-13 other leading European universities and fisheries research institutions
- 5 administrative senior officers (EU and National)
-18 leading European NGO’s and Fisheries Organisations- Pelagic RAC, Baltic RAC and North Sea RAC (RAC = Regional Advisory Council)
The project is coordinated by the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, UK.
Period01/01/08 → 31/12/15
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Hotel group Iberostar obtains MSC’s chain of custody Spain
Iberostar Group presented on Friday its new sustainable fisheries initiative together with the Marine Stewardship Council, becoming the first hotel chain in southern Europe to have the chain of custody of MSC.
Fresh cod exports grow but frozen cod sales fall Norway
A total of 5,700 tonnes of fresh cod, including fillets, were exported with a total value of USD 25.2 million in May, representing a 4 per cent growth in volume and a 12 per cent increase in value, according to the Norwegian Seafood Council.