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Food from oceans

Commissioner Vella has requested scientific advice from the SAM High Level Group in the area of food and biomass from the oceans. This is to prepare the next impact assessment for the successor to the European Maritime and Fisheries fund. It follows Commission initiatives in the 2012 communication on Blue Growth, the 2014 communication on innovation in the blue economy and the Ocean Governance initiative.

The scoping paper has been approved following discussion at the High Level Group meeting on 24-25 November 2016 with DG MARE and representatives of the European Academies Networks.





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