The Aquaculture Advisory Council Working Group on Horizontal Issues seeks a consultant to develop criteria and methodology for determining aquaculture zones under Marine Spatial Planning in the EU.

Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries explains the Commission’s support for EU aquaculture and supporting farmers in the water

 

40 years ago, the famous French Commandant Jacques-Yves Cousteau stated: “We must plan the sea and herd its animals using the sea as farmers instead of hunters.” His vision is now becoming reality: in 2014, for the first time in history, humans consumed more farmed than wild-caught fish.

 

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