The EcoScope Kick-off meeting will be held as a hybrid meeting both virtually and asa face-to-face meeting at the Auditorium of the KEDEA Building, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.
The meeting will mark the kick-off of the €7,919,413.75 project to promote an effective and efficient ecosystem-based approach to fisheries management..
The four-year project addresses ecosystem degradation and anthropogenic impact that cause fisheries to be unsustainably exploited in several European seas. EcoScope promotes efficient, holistic, sustainable, ecocentric fisheries management that will help toward restoring fisheries’ sustainability and ensure a balance between food security and healthy seas.
EcoScope will develop several tools, available through a single public portal, to promote an efficient, ecosystem-based approach to the management of fisheries and achieve maximum and continuous participation of stakeholders. These tools include:
24 partners from Greece, Bulgaria, Germany, Canada, Israel, the Philippines, Spain, France, Belgium, the UK, Portugal, Italy, the Netherlands, Malta, Norway, Switzerland and Cyprus will attend the meeting.