Monitoring and evaluation
The purpose of this specific contract was to provide the European Commission with an independent ex-post and ex-ante evaluation of the current 2015 – 2019 Protocol to the Fisheries Partnership Agreement (FPA) with the Islamic Republic of Mauritania (or 'Mauritania'). The evaluation provided the Commission with the data and technical analyses of the fisheries resource and related fishing and economic activities to decide on the opportunity to engage in a new protocol and prepare possible negotiations between the EU and the partner country.
The Commission used this evaluation study as a tool for improving the quality and coherence of the decision-making. The study also served as basis for the Commission’s evaluation report (Staff Working Document) on the subject.
Within a consortium consisting of F&S (consortium leader), MegaPesca and Poseidon, Poseidon led the evaluation and carried out the field mission in association with F&S.
The evaluation report is available to the public on the EU Publications Office's website.