Animal Health, Fisheries and Food Safety
Technical Assistance for Implementation of Stock Assessment in Fisheries Activities EuropeAid/139003/IH/SER/TR
The overall objective of the project is to contribute to Turkey’s gradual alignment with EU legislation in the areas of fisheries policies and help enhance the desired ecosystem approach and sustainability objectives of the Turkish fisheries industry, while setting the foundation for a sustainable fisheries governance strategy in line with the general objectives of the EU CFP.
The Purpose of this contract is as follows: to enhance institutional capacity of MoFAL and increase stakeholder awareness in the field of fisheries stock assessment and ecosystem monitoring
- Result 1: Strengthened administrative capacity of MoFAL regarding fisheries stock assessment, ecosystem monitoring & management and establishment of a multi-representative advisory body;
- Result 2: Improved data collection, data validation, data assessment methodology Implementation of trainings and increasing stakeholder awareness and involvement of stakeholders in fisheries stock assessment: Basic training: The following courses (at minimum) will be covered under this training category: Data collection in fisheries, Fisheries Statistics, Ecosystem approach to fisheries management, Fisheries management (including social and economic aspects of fisheries), Fisheries resources evaluation, Fish stocks dynamics. 2. Advanced data collection training: The following courses (at minimum) will be covered under this training category: Data Collection I (fisheries dependent data collection) and II (fisheries independent data collection), Field training; Research surveys at sea. 3. Data assessment, validation & modelling training: The following courses (at minimum) will be covered under this training category: Ecological models, data recovery and validation methodology ,Stock assessment, Stock assessment (applied at sea training for certified trainers), Training on data collection and processing software (this course will be planned and implemented following
Result 3: Improved stakeholder awareness in the fields of fisheries stock assessment and ecosystem monitoring.
- Country Turkey
- Starting date 2019
- Completion date 2021
- Amount € 2,540,000.00
- Donors EU (European Union)