General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean - GFCM


Mediterranean and Black Sea fisheries feature a great variety of target species, vessels and fishing gears and play an extremely...

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Aquaculture is called upon to play a major role for food security, employment and economic development in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. This...

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Environment and conservation

The GFCM is also fully committed to undertake actions and adopt management measures linked to the safeguard of marine environment and of threatened...

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Monitoring, control and surveillance

The GFCM adopts every year binding recommendations linked to monitoring, control and surveillance aspects in order to come to grips with IUU fishing...

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Technical assistance and cooperation

With a view to bringing about a level playing field across the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, the GFCM Secretariat has the mandate to provide...

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The General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean is a regional fisheries management organization. With 23 member countries & the EU, its main objective is to ensure the conservation and the sustainable use of living marine resources as well as the sustainable development of aquaculture in the Mediterranean and in the Black Sea.


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