EU Fisheries

Provides access to news and information material on EU fisheries inside and outside of EU waters. The site also provides links to other EU websites relevant for fisheries.

Bilateral agreements with countries outside the EU

Provides information on SFPA and other fisheries agreements where EU fleets gain access to waters outside EU

The EAF-Nansen Programme

has for more than 40 years been providing an opportunity for coastal developing countries to assess and manage their fisheries for a sustainable use of the oceans.  The goals and objectives of the programme evolved over time, responding to new global challenges and the needs of recipient countries.


is a H2020 project that focuses on assessing the effects of climate change on fisheries and aquaculture, and how to adapt to those changes. The project has shown that climate change is causing fish stocks to change behaviour and distribution, which in also the fact in some of the FarFish case studies. ClimeFish produced a CWA on how to develop climate adaptation plans, in a similar approach as the FarFish project is producing a CWA on how to develop management recommendations.

The Greppao project

has the objective of improving fisheries management and resilience of small pelagics in West Africa.


is a H2020 project that has the overall objective to enhance the economic sustainability and competitiveness of European fisheries and aquaculture sectors. The project has analysed markets and supply chains relevant for FarFish.


includes a team of specialists whose aim is to promote, facilitate and support the implementation of sustainable fisheries standards on a global scale, and particularly the Fisheries Language for Universal Exchange (UN/FLUX).

The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC)

is an intergovernmental organisation (RFMO) responsible for the management of tuna and tuna-like species in the Indian Ocean. Tuna and tuna like species are a focus of one case study in the FarFish project.

The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT)

is a Regional Fisheries Management Organisation for tuna and tuna like species in the Atlantic Ocean, which are part of 3 case studies in the FarFish project.

The Pandora project

is a H2020 project that is funded under the same call as FarFish but focuses on EU fisheries inside EU waters.

The South East Atlantic Fisheries Organisation (SEAFO)

is a Regional Fisheries Management Organisation for the SE Atlantic High-Seas area which is one of the FarFish case studies

The Pescao-Demerstem project

aims to improve scientific advice production on shared demersal stock in West Africa (Ecowas Area).

The Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic (CECAF)

is to promote the sustainable utilization of the living marine resources within its area. Three of the FarFish case studies are within the CECAF area.