Before starting, a brief introduction of the protagonist of this interview. I am Joël Vigneau, senior fisheries scientist at Ifremer in Normandy (France) and coordinator of the Fishn’Co project. In my career I’ve been involved in both the data collection and its usage for management advice in organisations like ICES, GFCM and NAFO. In the world of fisheries data collection, it’s been a long journey… Read More »Interview with Joël Vigneau
Regional Coordination Groups (RCGs) are now online! The website, funded with support from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF), brings more information and details about the work of the RCGs, including details of their meetings, reports and decisions. RCGs are the main hub for regional coordination and cooperation of the different regions contributing to the fisheries Data Collection Framework. They also coordinate their actions… Read More »RCGs for fisheries data collection go online
Main challenges In May 2020 the European Commission (EC) launched a call for proposals for strengthening regional cooperation in the area of fisheries data collection (MARE/2020/08), building on the results of the calls launched in 2014 and 2016 and other relevant existing work. This call is financed under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) and managed by DG Mare, aiming to support projects that… Read More »4 new initiatives for strengthening regional cooperation in the area of fisheries data collection.