Review of the management of 26 different small-scale inshore fisheries, using the MSC assessment methodology as an audit tool, to identify strengths and weaknesses, draw up a suitable R&D programme and demonstrate how to bring overall and specific fisheries management within the scope of MSC certification. This pilot was subsequently used as the model for the roll-out of management improvement programmes in each of the ten new Inshore Fisheries Conservation Authorities (IFCAs), estab
Infrastructure Development & Management
Working alongside private sector partners in Suriname and Belgium, and with the government of Suriname, provision of advice and mentoring over a five year period in developing and implementing a practical programme of improvements in fishery management, fishing practice, data collection, scientific research and new decision-making structures and protocols, leading to successful MSC certification of this semi-industrial scale developing country fishery. The speed and extent of the changes
This study develops a profile of commercial fishing, seafood processing and recreational sea fishing in Dumfries and Galloway, in the south west of Scotland, bordering the Solway Firth and the southern tip of the Firth of Clyde. The study focuses on identifying the scale, composition, and contribution of this sector to the local economy.
Advice and assistance to the Guyana seabob industry and fishery managers in strengthening sector management preparatory to entering into MSC assessment for this tropical trawl fishery