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     Scientific Cooperation to Support Responsible Fisheries in the Adriatic Sea

Croatian Ministry
of Agriculture

Italian ministry of
agriculture food
and forestry policies

GFCM MedSudMed
CopeMed II EastMed

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16th-17th February 2017. Tirana, Albania
AdriaMed Eighteenth Coordination Committee Meeting

The 18th AdriaMed Coordination Committee meeting will be held in Tirana, Albania on 16 and 17 February 2017, kindly hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Water Administration of Albania.

The meeting will be attended by representatives of the Donors, delegations from the countries participating in the Project (Albania, Croatia, Italy, Montenegro and Slovenia), representatives of Bosnia and Herzegovina, representatives of the Marine and Inland Fisheries Team (FIAF) of the FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy and Resources Division, the FAO General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM), the FAO Mediterranean Regional Projects. The Committee will discuss on activities carried out during the inter committee period and on the programme of activities proposed for the next period of implementation.

9-10 February 2017, FAO-HQs, Italy
AdriaMed meeting in support of fisheries Management Strategy Evaluation (MSE)

The AdriaMed technical meeting towards the development of management measures (MSE) in the Adriatic Sea was held at FAO HQ, Rome, 9-10 February 2017.

Fisheries scientists, national administration and representatives of fishers involved in small pelagic fisheries in the Adriatic Sea participated in the meeting.
The overall objective of the meeting was to foster the discussion on possible management scenario and harvest control rules to be tested by Management Strategies Evaluation (MSE) models within the framework of the GFCM management plan on small pelagics in the Adriatic Sea (GFCM Rec. 37/2013/1; 38/2014/1;39/2015/1 and GFCM/40/2016/3).

30-31 January 2017 FAO-HQs, Italy
AdriaMed Working Group on Small Scale Fisheries in the Adriatic Sea

All the Project participating institutions (from Albania, Croatia, Montenegro Italy and Slovenia) attended the meeting, including experts from Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The WG-SSF focused on the activities carried out in the past years in the Adriatic Sea on invasive species and on small scale fisheries. The experts identified joint activities to be elaborated by the WG-SSF, inclusive of methodological approach, to be implemented in the cooperative framework of the AdriaMed Project. The joint activities included, inter alia, the monitoring of the occurrence of new species in the Adriatic Sea, the mapping of SSF activities, an overview of the current situation of Recreational Fisheries in the Adriatic region. In the View of the forthcoming GFCM Working Group on Small Scale Fisheries and Recreational Fisheries (September 2017), the participants agreed on the contribution that the WG-SSF could provide to the working group.





FAO-AdriaMed project  - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
(room C353)  Viale delle Terme di Caracalla - 00153 Rome -Italy- ::: tel  +39 06 570 56092/55467 ::: fax +39 06 570 55188 - 

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