Project Steps

The project has started in Sepember 2015 and is divided into three main steps. Each stage is carried out by independent accredited certification bodies and independant consultants. They are supported by local experts.

Stage 1: Mapping

  • Mapping and description of 50 fisheries in each country
  • Identification of relevant stakeholders and markets

Stage 2: Pre-assesments

  • Pre-assessment of selected Fisheries using MSC criteria
  • Gap analysis: identification of strenghts and weaknesses

Stages 3 & 4: Action Plans and Implementation

  • Action plans formulated
  • Supporting fisheries stakeholders to implement actions
  • Encouragement of partnerships fisheries-market ________________________________________________________