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Diploma program in marine management and innovation at the University of Tromsø

Last week the FarFish project offered a university level certificate program in marine management and innovation at the University of Tromsø. The program consisted of short modules taught by FarFish institutions and were designed to further educate fish business operators and EU fleet representatives in particular. Two main topics have been selected for the focus of the programme: […]

Sustainable Tuna Fisheries in Seychelles

A meeting was held this week with FarFish partners in Victoria, Seychelles. The meeting was well attended by Case Study Leaders from the Seychelles Fishing Authority as well as tuna industry representatives and SFA staff. The FarFish work package leader on capacity development and dissemination and partners from the Long Distance Advisory Council and ICMAN-CSIC […]

FarFish workshop meeting in Marrakesh

A FarFish meeting was held in Marrakesh last week, and it took place over three days, from the 19th to the 21st of November. A total of 25 partner representatives were at the meeting, FarFish Managers, WP leaders and Case study leaders, and the team made very good progress during this week. Special focus during […]

FarFish partners in Nouadibou, Mauritania

A meeting with FarFish partners was held in early October in Nouadibou, Mauritania. The meeting was attended by FarFish Case Study representatives from IMROP, the FarFish project coordinator, work package leader on capacity development and dissemination, and the director of the United Nations University Fisheries Training Programme. The primary purpose of the meeting was to […]

FarFish partners meeting in Senegal

A meeting was held this week with FarFish partners in Dakar, Senegal. The meeting was attended by Case Study representatives from ISRA/CRODT and COREWAM, a representative from the Ministry for Fisheries in Senegal, and representatives from two local fisheries organisations. The FarFish project coordinator, work package leader on capacity development and dissemination, and the director […]

CETMAR and LDAC organize a workshop on the sustainability of high sea fisheries within the framework of the European FarFish project

Fisheries sustainability within the high seas is part of the United Nations development goals. Considering that high seas does extend in two thirds parts of the oceans, the progress to facilitate an efficient fishery management is a priority for the international community. “Bringing fisheries sustainability into the High Seas: The case of the Atlantic South […]

EU and Mauritania extend sustainable fisheries partnership

The EU and the Islamic Republic of Mauritania have agreed to extend for up to one year the protocol governing the sustainable fisheries partnership agreement which was due to expire in November 2019, as stated on worldfishing.net yesterday. The two parties also agreed on an exceptional procedure to tackle potential border blockages during the export […]

Marine Management and Innovation – Open for enrolment

FarFish is launching a course called “Marine Management and Innovation” next year running from March 9th – 13th aimed especially at fish business operators and EU fleet representatives who want to learn more on two main topics: Laws and regulations and Value Chains. The course will take place in Tromsø, Norway, with sessions streamed in parallel in Vigo (Spain), Reykjavik (Iceland) and TBA (Sri Lanka). The […]

FarFish visit to Casa África

FarFish held its second annual meeting last June in Las Palmas, where all 21 project partners were represented. This meeting represented the half-way point of the project and was as such the perfect venue for reviewing progress and planning for the „second half“. A number of stakeholders from the project’s Reference Group, as well as […]