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Environmental management reform for sustainable farming, fisheries and aquaculture

Environmental management reform for sustainable farming, fisheries and aquaculture

Objective

The aim of this proposal is to co-ordinate research on environmental management reform to improve sustainability in the farming, fisheries and aquaculture industries. By decreasing pollution and the nuisance value of wastes, and by promoting more efficient waste handling, production, waste recycling, and lower input systems, in line with best management practices, the objectives of the ETAP will be achieved. It is aimed at T5.4.6.2 of area 5.4.6 of thematic priority 5. The specific objectives of this CA are to: - Assemble the latest relevant information on environmental management in the farming, fisheries and aquaculture industries, and to identify key players in the European Research Area, and in INCO countries, to prepare for future projects - Document the current state-of-the-art, and to acquaint members, and the research community in Europe and in INCO countries, with the latest developments in environmental management research - Map current research activities - Identify barriers which prevent effective environmental management and sustainability - Survey national/European legislation and policies - Develop a set of guidelines and recommendations of best practice to help to decrease the environmental impact of the farming, fisheries and aquaculture industries. To aid the implementation of this with implementation workshops - Provide an on-line European database, linked to existing web sites and databases of specialist groups - Promote exchange of European researchers - Promote collaboration with the farming, fisheries and aquaculture industries - Make recommendations for future research - Disseminate knowledge via the specialised web site, technology transfer workshops and the staff exchange programme The main outputs will lead to: - Synergy in research to reform environmental management - Increased awareness of the problems faced by scientists, and the industries - Improved guidelines and recommendations for scientists, the industries, policym...

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Coordinator

UNIVERSITA' DEL SALENTO

Address

Piazza Tancredi, N. 7
Lecce

Italy

Administrative Contact

Vincenzo ZONNO (DR.)

Participants (25)

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AQUABIOTECH LTD

Malta

TAMPERE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

Finland

CENTIV GMBH

Germany

AUSTRIAN AGENCY FOR HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETY

Austria

BEN-GURION UNIVERSITY OF THE NEGEV

Israel

STM AQUATRADE S.R.L.

Italy

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN DENMARK

Denmark

PANCHAM AQUACULTURE FARMS LIMITED

India

SUGANTHI DEVADASON MARINE RESEARCH INSTITUTE

India

INSTITUTE OF VEGETABLE AND ORNAMENTAL CROPS

Germany

INSTITUTO PER LO STUDIO DEGLI ECOSISTEMI, SEZIONE DI FIRENZE

Italy

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF OCEANOGRAPHY

India

NORWEGIAN UNIVERSITY OF LIFE SCIENCES

Norway

FUNDACION AZTI - AZTI FUNDAZIOA

Spain

SCOTTISH ASSOCIATION FOR MARINE SCIENCES

United Kingdom

STIFTELSEN JTI - INSTUTET FOR JORDBRUKS - OCH MILJOTEKNIK

Sweden

TRANSNATIONAL CONSULTING PARTNERSHIP EWIV

Germany

UNIVERSIDAD DE LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA

Spain

UNIVERSITY OF BARCELONA

Spain

UNIVERSITY OF CRETE

Greece

UNIVERSITY OF GENT

Belgium

UNIVERSITY OF HAIFA

Israel

UNIVERSITY OF MURCIA

Spain

UNIVERSITY OF CAEN - BASSE NORMANDIE

France

COCHIN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

India

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 36298

  • Start date

    1 January 2007

  • End date

    30 June 2010

Funded under:

FP6-FOOD

  • Overall budget:

    € 899 671

  • EU contribution

    € 899 671

Coordinated by:

UNIVERSITA' DEL SALENTO

Italy