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MARINE INSTITUTE OF PERU - IMARPE

Address
Esquina Gamarra y General Valle S/N Chucuito Callao
Country
Peru
Areas of expertise
FISHERIES, Fisheries industries, Fisheries information, Fisheries policy, Fishing technology, Aquaculture
Mandate, main activities of the institution and competencies
  • Mission statement: The Marine Institute of Peru - IMARPE is a specialized technical agency of the Ministry of Production, aimed at scientific research and the study and knowledge of the Peruvian sea and its resources, to advise the state in the decision-making regarding the rational use of fishery resources and conservation of the marine environment, actively contributing to the country's development.
  • Main activities: Scientific Research, and the study and knowledge of the Peruvian sea and its resources.
  • Competencies: Scientific Research.
Summary of the activities during the last two years
  • Provision / supply expertise / knowledge to other countries or institutions:
    • TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT IN TYPES OF FISHING GEAR
    • QUANTIFICATION OF FISH
    • FISHERIES DEVELOPMENT
  • Type of contribution (material / services / training to other countries or institutions):
    • Technology transfer: design and assembly of ecosystem friendly fishing gear
    • Hydroacoustic biomass estimate of fishery resources in the marine environment and in the mainland
    • Assessment and monitoring of fisheries resources
  • Collaboration with FAO and other institutions and organizations:
  • Dissemination of knowledge: conferences, meetings and publications: workshops, meetings, seminars, events, and digital / published reports.
Legal status and Government arrangements of the institutions
  • Legal status, particularly with the Government: The Ministry of Production of Peru is the executive sector to formulate, adopt, implement and monitor all levels of production, industry, manufacturing and fishing. The Marine Institute of Peru IMARPE is one of its specialized public bodies.
  • Arrangements with the Government: Public body specialized.
Potential activities through SSC
  • Potential Modalities:
    • Technical assistance
    • Sending technicians
    • Internships
    • Video conferences
    • Protocol Guides, manuals, studies
  • Potential activities:
    • Technical assistance
    • Sending technicians
    • Internships
    • Video conferences
    • Protocol Guide, manuals, studies
Name and details of the head of the institution

 

Focal points
  • Coordinador del Área Funcional de Artes de Pesca, Ing. Carlos Martín Salazar Céspedes
  • Tel: +(51-1) 208 8650
  • email: csalazar@imarpe.gob.pe