The fisheries partnership agreement concluded between the EU and Côte d'Ivoire covers the period 1 July 2007 - 30 June 2013. It is tacitly renewed for 6-year periods.
This fisheries agreement allows EU vessels mainly from Spain, Portugal and France to fish in the Ivorian waters and is part of the tuna network fisheries agreements in West Africa.
The first fisheries agreement concluded between the EU and Côte d'Ivoire dates back from 1990.
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European Commission's web page on Côte d'Ivoire
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EUMOFA is conducting a brief online survey about its services. The survey will provide a better understanding of the users’ needs and expectations and help to improve EUMOFA services.
On 8 January 2021, the EU and Greenland concluded negotiations for a new Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement (SFPA) and a new Protocol that will strengthen their cooperation in the fisheries sector for the next four years with the possibility of a two-year extension.
The 2020 Annual Economic Report on the EU Fishing Fleet projects that in 2020, the EU fleet remained profitable overall, despite the effects of COVID-19 on the fleet and fish markets. More sustainable fishing and lower fuel costs have helped to mitigate the socio-economic impacts of the pandemic.