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Region:    Europe

Strengthening of the Fisheries Sector in Serbia & Montenegro Serbia / Montenegro

EC Phare - Project Dates:
October 2005 - March 2006

Description of Project:
The assignment was to prepare a Strategic Plan for the development of the fisheries sectors in Serbia and Montenegro with a view to strengthening the fisheries sector in the light of a forthcoming application to join the EU. The work focuses on:
  • background to the fisheries sector in both Republics,
  • identification of sector weaknesses and of development needs which will ensure compliance with the Acquis. This includes:
  • the strengthening of the administrations,
  • harmonisation veterinary compliance obligations which can facilitate exports to the EU
  • harmonisation of the required supporting legislation
  • development programme for the fisheries sector.

    Services Provided:
    Poseidon provided the team leader to the five person study team working for IPP Consultants and NRIL. The following tasks were undertaken> (i) An analysis of the fisheries sector in Serbia & Montenegro. (ii) Developed a medium term strategy and sequenced implementation plan for the sustainable development of Serbia and Montenegro fisheries. (iii) Prepared terms of reference for a standard service contract and twinning fiche implementing priority actions (iv) Prepared (a) a list of field and laboratory (b) preliminary designs and cost estimates (c) an indicative list of other equipment i.e. for monitoring control and surveillance. (v) Prepared ToRs for follow up short term expert interventions.