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TITLE Improve Scientific and Technical Advice for fisheries Management   istam_en.pdf (3.47 MB)
Document ID LIB159
Document type EC RTD Programmes projects / results
Issue date 01/01/2006
Document reference ISTAM
Original language of the document English
Document produced by EC-Research and Innovation DG organisation visiting card
Document requested by EC-Research and Innovation DG organisation visiting card
Scientific domains
Policy domains
  • Fisheries

DOCUMENT TEXT

Short description  The European Union wishes to improve fishery agreements concluded with third countries,
particularly developing coastal states, through the concept of partnership
agreements. These accords aim to promote responsible and sustainable fishing in the interests of all
concerned. This requires that resources and ecosystems are monitored on the basis of the best
available information and exploited at levels compatible with their conservation. This also involves
developing data and resource management training programmes with third-party coastal states.
ISTAM will work closely with developing coastal states, and in connections with the UN’s Food and Agriculture
Organisation (FAO) and regional organisations, to develop training systems that strengthen the basis for fishery
assessment, management and conservation.
Abstract (focusing on the key recommendations)  ISTAM will work closely with developing coastal states, and
in connections with the UN’s Food and Agriculture
Organisation (FAO) and regional organisations, to develop
training systems that strengthen the basis for fishery
assessment, management and conservation by:
Improving the quality and the quantity of data used
for assessments
Enhancing the assessments and interpretation by
identifyi ...

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