EAF-Nansen Programme

e-Approach, the EAF-Nansen Programme Newsletter

Project Newsletter No. 28
  • Survey in SEAFO Convention Area to Enhance Understanding of South East Atlantic Ecosystems
  • Determining Distribution and Abundance of Demersal Species and Communities in the South East Atlantic
  • Post-Survey Meetings
  • Support to the BCC Working Group on Small Pelagic Fish
  • Implementation of EAF and Shared Stock Management

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Project Newsletter No. 28
  • The R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen Story

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Project Newsletter No. 27
  • Improving the management of shrimp fisheries in Congo
  • The new R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen is now in the water
  • EAF-Nansen training course in taxonomy and species identification - call for participants

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Project Newsletter No. 26
  • EAF-Nansen Training workshop on taxonomy and marine species identification
  • R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen Northwest Africa pelagic resources survey
  • Western Indian Ocean planning meeting for the Second International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE-2)
  • BCLME consultative meeting on the science plan of the EAF-Nansen Programme
  • EAF-Nansen project at the eighth Conference of the Ministers of the Fisheries Committee for the West Central Gulf of Guinea

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Project Newsletter No. 25
  • The International Indian Ocean Expedition
  • The 2015 R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen Demonstration survey across the southern Indian Ocean
  • EAF-Nansen Training workshop on taxonomy and marine species identification
  • The 2015 Norad/FAO/IMR semi-annual meeting

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Project Newsletter No. 24
  • EAF-Nansen training course on trawling and acoustic surveys
  • Meeting on the development of a science plan for the new phase of the EAF-Nansen project
  • EAF-Nansen at the COP 8 of the Nairobi Convention

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Project Newsletter No. 23
  • South West Indian Ocean Countries make progress in EAF Implementation
  • New webpage dedicated to construction work on the new R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen
  • Nansis Training and Application workshop held in Ghana
  • ZMT workshop on trans-disciplinary knowledge exchange
  • Ninth Annual Meeting of the EAF-Nansen Project Partners held at Fiuggi, Italy
  • The R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen SEAFO survey featured in the ABNJ workshop in Rome
  • Inter-calibration between R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen and R/V Mirabilis
  • EAF-Nansen/SEAFO survey with R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen
  • Growing following of the EAF-Nansen Project through Flick

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Project Newsletter No. 22
  • Workshop on tracking the implementation of EAF in the CECAF North Area
  • Workshop on the fishery management cycle
  • 3rd Joint meeting of the Regional Steering Committees (24 October)
  • Norad/FAO/IMR Semi-Annual Meeting of the EAF-Nansen project
  • Nansis Training of Trainers Workshop
  • EAF-Nansen project at the 2nd International Ocean Research Conference
  • Post survey meeting in Gabon

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Project Newsletter No. 21
  • The EAF Management Cycle
  • EAF-Nansen project in Comoros
  • A Teaching kit on EAF for schools in Africa
  • Meeting held to review EAFwork in FAO
  • Ecosystem survey off Gabon
  • Sardinella recruitment studies in the coastal waters of Gabon, Congo and northern Angola
  • Interruption of the R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen surveys

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Project Newsletter No. 20 - Special Issue

In this special issue of the e-Approach, we present a short report on the EAF-Nansen Project side event that was organised in Rome during the 31st Session of the FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI).

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Project Newsletter No. 19
  • Getting a new fisheries management system operational and reviewing its performance (culled from the EAF Toolbox)
  • Regional workshop on the implementation of the shrimp fisheries management plans for Cameroon, Gabon and Nigeria
  • Good timing of the R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen survey in Myanmar waters

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Project Newsletter No. 18
  • EAF Planning and Tool Selection – Management option evaluation and selection – Part II
  • EAF’s Debut in Turkey
  • Survey of Fishery Resources in Myanmar

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Project Newsletter No. 17
  • EAF Planning and Tool Selection – Management option evaluation and selection
  • EAF Implementation Baseline Workshop in Accra, Ghana
  • Environmental Monitoring for the Oil Industry

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Project Newsletter No. 15-16
  • Development of a Fisheries Management Plan - Indicators and Performance Measures (culled from the EAF Toolbox)
  • Progress on the Management Plans
  • The Ongoing Scientific Cruises

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Project Newsletter No. 14
  • Formulating Management and Operational Objectives for a Fishery Management Plan Under EAF (culled from the EAF Toolbox)
  • Collection and Analysis of Information on the Human Dimensions of Fisheries Including the Development of a Field Monitoring Programme in the Benguela Current Commission Region
  • The 2012 Nansen Cruise Plan

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Project Newsletter No. 12-13
  • Preparing a Fisheries Management Plan – initial Activities
  • Improving the Management of Shrimp Fisheries in Cameroon, Gabon and Nigeria
  • The FCWC and the EAF-Nansen Project: A Stronger Partnership for Regional Management of Beach Seine Fisheries
  • The Ecosystem Approach to Fishereis: A Boon for Beach Seine Fishery Management in the Region
  • 2012 CCLME Ecosystem Survey
  • Improving Communication on the Work of the R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen

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Project Newsletter No. 10-11
  • Types of Issues for Consideration in ERA for EAF
  • EAF Country Projects
  • Improving the Management of the Beach Seine Fishery in Coastal Waters of Benin, Togo, Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire
  • The 2011 CCLME Ecosystem Survey
  • Nansen Surveys in the BCC Area

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Project Newsletter No. 8-9
  • A toolbox for the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries
  • Development of Sierra Leonean Fisheries Act
  • An Outside Perspective on the EAF-Nansen Project
  • EAF Capacity building workshops held in the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Ecosystem Survey off Cape Verde
  • Survey in the Nigeria/São Tomé and Príncipe Joint Development Zone
  • Second meeting of the Ecosystem Survey Planning and Analysis Working Group held in Casablanca, Morocco
  • Nansis version 1.6 released

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Project Newsletter No. 6-7
  • The Issue with Issues!
  • ERA Workshops held in Douala, Libreville and Lome
  • Point of view of the COREP on the conduct of ERA meetings on industrial shrimp fisheries
  • Garbage Pollution of Marine Deepwater Habitats
  • EAF-Nansen Post Survey Meeting held in Dar es Salaam

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Project Newsletter No. 5
  • Ecosystems 2010
  • Legislating for an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries – A Review of Trends and Options in Africa
  • Rare species found during R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen cruises

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Project Newsletter No. 3-4
  • EAF – Some Terminology
  • GIS for EAF
  • EAF Focal Points are better equipped for the implementation of project activities – Dr Salvador Ngoande
  • FAO/BCC EAF Projects Launched
  • EAF "Baby" Projects Launched
  • The R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen Survey Reports available at the EAF-Nansen website
  • The FAO Northwest Africa Small Pelagic Working Group
    Celebrates 10 Years of Work

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Project Newsletter No. 2
  • EAF – the Principles
  • A Strategy Towards Regional EAF Implementation in the South West Indian Ocean Area - Dr Renison Ruwa
  • Mission to inspect the R/V General Lansana Conte
  • EAF National Task Groups Resourced
  • The R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen Southern Indian Ocean Seamounts Cruise

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Project Newsletter No. 1
  • EAF – the Genesis
  • Bringing EAF into the Management of the Line and Shrimp Fisheries in Mozambique
  • The 2009 SWIOFP/ASCLME Ecosystem Survey Underway

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