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INSEPARABLE - Eat, Buy and Sell Sustainable FishINSEPARABLE - Eat, Buy and Sell Sustainable FishINSEPARABLE - Eat, Buy and Sell Sustainable FishINSEPARABLE - Eat, Buy and Sell Sustainable Fish

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Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreements (SFPAs) aim to create a partnership to promote sustainable fisheries, based on the best available scientific advice. Therefore, a Joint Scientific Committee (JSC) of highly qualified scientific experts needs to be established in each SFPA, assuring that management measures are based on the best scientific advice available.
Deadline for applications is 28 February 2015.

Gambia

Fisheries partnership agreement

Legal framework

Fishing opportunities under the Protocol currently in force

Fishing by the EU fleet was limited to 23 seiners and 7 pole-and-line vessels for tuna fishing. Demersal fishing was limited to 410 grt for wet fishing and 2,750 for freezer vessels.

Summary of Protocols to the EC/Gambia Fisheries Agreement

PROTOCOLTYPEFISHING OPPORTUNITIESTOTAL COMMUNITY FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION (€)OF WHICH TARGETED ACTIONS (€)
1.7.1993- 30.6.1996MixedTuna fishing: 23 seiners and 7 pole-and-line vessels
Demersal fishing: 3,160 grt
1,400,000300,000

Provisions to promote conservation of resources and sustainable development (targeted actions)

The European Union's financial contribution included an annual amount of 100,000 euros for scientific programmes and study grants.