Maritime Forum

Maritime Forum Themes


"The role of local partnerships in developing innovative and sustainable strategies for fisheries areas" (1.9)

Event date:
21/05/2010 - 11:15 to 13:00
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    The aim of this workshop was to explore how territorial partnerships such as those supported by Axis 4 of the EFF can help meet some of the key challenges facing fisheries areas and contribute to a series of policy goals: sustainable and economically robust small scale fishing, diversification into emerging sectors, environmental sustainability, and providing a local component to the governance of fisheries and broader maritime issues.


    P R O G R A M  M E  

    Friday, 21 11:15-13:00 

    Room: Sala Azul (Laboral) 


    CHAIR: Paul Soto, Team Leader FARNET Support Unit  

    Juan Ignacio Gandarias, Director General for Fisheries at the Spanish Ministry of the Environment and Rural and Marine Affairs

    Rosa Chapela, Head of Socioeconomics Fisheries Department CETMAR, Technological Centre for the Sea    

    Jesper Raakjaer, Professor in Fisheries Management at Ålborg University and Head of the research centre Innovative Fisheries Management IFM in the Department of Development and Planning, North Sea Science Park               

    François Maïtia, Vice-President, Association of the French Regions; Regional Council of Aquitaine


    (Lead: FARNET Fisheries Areas Network)