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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.
The European Commission has today adopted a key investment package for the Latvian fisheries and aquaculture sector worth almost €184m, including €139m of EU investments.

From net to plate: making control work for Europe's fisheries

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On 14 November 2008 the European Commission agreed on a proposal for a regulation setting out a new approach to controlling the EU’s fisheries’ activities. The aim of the reform is to reverse the current tendency within the sector of fishermen not complying with the rules of the Common Fisheries Policy. This failure to comply with the law is a serious problem, because these rules have been put in place to guarantee the sustainable use of our fisheries.