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FarFish spreading knowledge on marine management and innovation

From 9-13th March, UiT held the FarFish certificate course in Marine Management and Innovation at Campus Tromsø. 29 participants from 14 countries took part, and among the participants were students and researchers from UiT, as well as invited stakeholders and online participants. Throughout the week, participants were educated on topics such as international ocean governance, […]

The 3rd FarFish Annual Meeting

Last week the third annual FarFish meeting was held on June 3rd – 4th. Due to Covid-19 the meeting took place online this year. The project coordinator, Jónas R. Viðarsson from Matís, Iceland, led the meeting with 49 attending, including projects partners and the external advisory group (EAG). Despite these unusual circumstances the meeting went […]

FarFish initiates a CEN workshop agreement on “Good practice guidelines for developing management recommendations tailored for the EU fleet operating outside European waters”

Among the intended key products of the FarFish project are “Good practice guidelines for developing management recommendations tailored for the EU fleet operating outside European waters”. Drafts of such guidelines have already been developed, tested, improved and validated in the FarFish project. The final step in this process is to develop a CEN workshop agreement […]

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 […]