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Region:    Global

Analysis of the Economic Impact of Technology on Commercial Fishing EC

DG Fisheries (European Commission) - Project Dates:


Description of Project:
Part of a EU joint study coordinated by LEI, Netherlands, to examine the transition of technological innovations in different fisheries Scottish pelagic, Dutch beam trawl, Danish and Mediterranean trawlers. Technological changes were plotted over a 20 year time horizon and the impact was quantified through the application of production functions.

Services Provided:
Poseidon / RBL was specifically responsible for work undertaken in the Scottish pelagic fishery.