As the MINOUW project comes to an end, we’re delighted they have decided to add their excellent selection of selectivity trials to the Gearing Up tool. Since its implementation in late 2017, our interactive online tool has been supporting the fishing industry’s adaptation to the Landing Obligation. What is Gearing… Continue Reading Picking up the baton from the MINOUW project
A key focus of the MINOUW project has been identifying effective solutions that could be adapted or implemented in Mediterranean fisheries. Can a technique that has proved successful for trawlers in Norway be used in the smaller scale fisheries of the Sicily? Of all fishing techniques used across European Fisheries,… Continue Reading Successful trials of sorting grids in Sicily
The MINOUW project has successfully pioneered a cooperative approach for fisheries management and research, which has delivered practical and cost effective solutions for fishers across the Mediterranean. But what have we learned? Our collaborative approach placed fishers at the centre After decades of top-down processes and regulations the MINOUW project… Continue Reading MINOUW proves that inclusive teamwork brings results
Our research shows that using more selective fishing gear is the most effective method for reducing bycatch and discards, and one of the most cost-effective approaches for helping fishers to comply with the Landing Obligation.