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Sustainable Fisheries

Studies on Social-Economics

Providing support to policymakers and stakeholders in the quest for a sustainable development of oceans, coastal resources and, most notably, to the development and implementation of polices and initiatives under the European Green Deal in line with the new approach for a sustainable Blue Economy

Analysis on the economic performance of the EU capture fisheries sector together with the STECF

Analysis of economic performance of the EU aquaculture sector together with the STECF

This study is based on a previous study named Stock Dependency.

Improving energy efficiency is decisive for competitiveness, security of supply and for meeting the commitments on climate change made under the Kyoto Protocol. The Commission pledged to set up a system to exchange ideas and best practices.

Increasing the knowledge on seafood market and trade through research and analysis is important for the development and future of the EU seafood industry.
Project period: 2014 - 2015

The clustering exercise indicates that existing marine aquaculture sites occupy very limited space in terms of surface and length of coastline
Project period: 2011 - 2012

Shows the relevance of catches for each of the stocks as defined in TACs and quota EU Regulation for 2014
Project period: 2012 - 2014

Geographical approach to identify EU coastal communities relying on fisheries using accessibility analysis, principles at the basis of gravity models and disaggregated population and employment statistics
Project period: 2012 - 2013

Cost-benefit analysis of control schemes for management strategies relevant for the Common Fisheries Policy and potential economic benefits from proper enforcement of the management measures
Project period: 2006 - 2008

Data, theory and services to produce a cost-benefit analysis tool for optimal fisheries enforcement practices (Under the contract IPSC/2011/04/07/NC)

Capacity reduction and effort limitation are major tools in fisheries management. Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) reform aims to match European fleet capacity to resource availability
Project period: 2004 - 2006