What is the focus of your work in the MINOUW project?
- WP2 Task 2.11: alternative uses of discards
- WP3 Task 3.4: survey willing to pay
Who are you?
I am a fishery economist, with a working experience of more than 18 years in the field of socio-economic aspects of Mediterranean and European fisheries. Economist and expert in structural fisheries statistics, I coordinated the implementation of the national program for collection of fisheries data since 2002. I have been involved, in some cases as scientific responsible, in several natioanl and European research projects and studies. I am member of the Scientific, Technical and Economic committee for Fisheries (STECF).
Why do you think the MINOUW project is important?
“I believe the project will help provide cost-effective solutions to to achieve the gradual elimination of discarding. I also support the approch to strengthen synergies among different disciplines. “