Fisheries management needs to take the mutual impact of capture fisheries and aquatic ecosystems into consideration. This course introduces the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries as promoted by FAO. The collection and analysis of catch and effort data is also discussed.
Upon completion of the course you will:
- have a better understanding of the ecosystem approach to fisheries (EAF);
- know the steps that lead to application of EAF in your own situation;
- know how to analyse fisheries catch and effort data;
- be better equipped to evaluate the information that results from these data.
Date: 16 - 27 April 2018
Application deadline: 05 March 2018
Application deadline NFP (KOP) / MENA: 18 October 2018