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Update of the National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development Ireland

Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) - Project Dates:
January 2021 - May 2021

Description of Project:
The purpose of the project was to update of the National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development (NSPA) in line with the Strategic Guidelines for Sustainable EU Aquaculture which were being drafted by the EU Commission (DG MARE). These guidelines were an update of the previous EU guidelines adopted in 2013, which were being reviewed to support Member States and the sector in further developing aquaculture production in the EU and ensuring the sustainability and competitiveness of this economic activity. Member States are obliged to update their National Strategic Plans for Sustainable Aquaculture Development, on foot of the guidance provided from these EU guidelines.

Services Provided:

Poseidon provided the lead author and editor, working closely with colleagues Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) to conduct the stakeholder consultation and prpearation of the draft Strategy.