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Final Report - IMPACT FISH (Impact assessment of the FP4 and FP5 Research Programmes on Fisheries, Aquaculture and Seafood processing research area and the Fishery industry)

Project ID: 513651
Funded under: FP6-POLICIES

Abstract

This is the final report for the IMPACT FISH project, which received funding under the European Commission's Sixth Framework Programme (FP6). Its main aim was to provide an impact assessment of the Fourth and Fifth Framework Programmes (FP4 and FP5) on the fisheries, aquaculture, seafood processing research areas and the fishery industry.

The report begins with the goals of the assessment and the general objectives of the project. The second part provides an introduction in the objectives of FP4 and FP5, as well as the common Fisheries Policy and research needs. The next part describes the evolution and the research and technological development (RTD) focus of the European aquaculture, fisheries and seafood processing sector during the period 1994 to 2002 while the fourth part provides an overview of the RTD effort in the European aquaculture, fisheries and seafood processing sector.

The methodology of the impact assessment, the findings of the study, as well as the key conclusions are covered in separate chapters. The report concludes with general conclusions and recommendations.

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Record Number: 12841 / Last updated on: 2011-04-14
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