The ArtFISHMed Project

“Support measures for small-scale fishing pilot project – Actions aimed to enhance the participatory role of Mediterranean small-scale fishing in the decision making and advisory processes at national and EU level”.

Agreement No MARE/2014/04-SI2.723954

Small-scale fishery needs the contribution of all: write to us at info@artfishmed.eu

“‘Small-scale coastal fishing’ means fishing carried out by fishing vessels of an overall length of less than 12 metres and not using towed fishing gear as listed in Table 3 of Annex I to Commission Regulation (EC) No 26/2004” Reg. (EU) 508/2014 on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF), Art. 3

Overview

Project Info

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General Objectives

Contribute to strengthen the presence of small-scale fishery into the decision-making and advisory processes, in particular within the Mediterranean Advisory Council (MEDAC), and the participation of small-scale fisheries in the National and local professional associations in order to foster the exchange of information among the stakeholders and their representation.

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Activities

  1. Mapping of the organizations
  2. Identification and description of the degree of representation of SSF within the MEDAC
  3. Implementation of the Case Studies
  4. Setting up of a SSF network.

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The Network of the Organizations

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Quotes

2000px-fao_logo-svg“States and other parties should enhance the capacity of small-scale fishing communities in order to enable them to participate in decision-making processes”

FAO Voluntary guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries. 2015

flag_yellow_low“The EMFF may support (…) Networking and exchange of experiences and best practices between stakeholders, including among organisations promoting equal opportunities between men and women, promoting the role of women in fishing communities and promoting under-represented groups involved in small-scale coastal fishing or in on-foot fishing”

Reg. (EU) 508/2014 on the EMFF, Art. 30

2000px-fao_logo-svg“All parties should recognize small-scale fishing communities as holders, providers and receivers of knowledge”

FAO Voluntary guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries. 2015

flag_yellow_low“Networking and exchange of experiences and best practices between stakeholders, including among organisations promoting equal opportunities between men and women, promoting the role of women in fishing communities and promoting under-represented groups involved in small-scale coastal fishing…”

Reg. (EU) 508/2014 EMFF, Art. 29

The Project Partners

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