THE PROJECT

Fisheries towards sustainability.

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) have jointly launched the Medfish project to carry out a rigorous and comprehensive analysis of French and Spanish Mediterranean fisheries using the MSC Fisheries Standard as a benchmark for sustainability.
This project is part of the MSC and WWF commitment towards fisheries sustainability in the Mediterranean Sea, therefore it aims to inspire replication in other countries of the region.
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2,760 Spanish and 1,400 French fishing boats operate in the Mediterranean Sea
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More than 8,300 fishermen in Spain and 2,300 in France are working in the Mediterranean
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The Mediterranean is home to 4%–18% of all known marine species

Three Stages

Stage 1 and 2 will be carried out by two independent accredited certification bodies: SAI Global in France and Acoura Marine in Spain. They will be supported by local experts.

The project duration is two years and ends in September 2017

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