Projects

Title Region End Date
Overview of the state of data collection and scientific advice in the European Outermost Regions with case study on a roadmap towards regular stock assessment in French Guiana

The European Commission has recognised a need to assess the state of fisheries data…

Europe
Consultancy Services for Preparation Of Three Management Plans For Reef, Octopus And Small Pelagic Fisheries in Zanzibar

This 9-month project developed three fisheries management plans (FMP) for (i) octopus…

Africa
The social and economic implications to UK fishing communities of implementing zonal attachment as the basis for quota allocation

This study explores what the future of UK fisheries might look like if the basis for…

Europe
Development of a fishing fleet management and licensing system

Seychelles, under the Third South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Governance and Shared…

Indian Ocean
Climate Resilience, Livelihoods and sustainable Natural Resources Management in the Elephant Marshes

This project was conducted under the umbrella of the World Bank/Global Environment…

Africa
Developing and facilitating a range of possible future FIS projects in innovation in selectivity through on-net or alternative technologies

The issue of discards continues to be a hot topic in the fishing industry. The…

Europe
Second Review of the ICCAT Atlantic-Wide Research Programme on bluefin tuna (ICCAT GBYP PHASE 6-2016)

The Atlantic-wide research programme for bluefin tuna was officially adopted by the…

Atlantic Ocean
MRAG Project University stock assessment and curriculum development

The West Africa Regional Fisheries Programme (WARFP) in Liberia wish to engage an…

Africa
Feasibility study on applying a spatial footprint approach to quantifying fishing pressure.

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) revised policy…

Europe
MRAG Project Scientific research, fish stock assessment and training of IMBO and MFMR staff and students (WARFP)

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources had received a loan from the IDA and a…

Africa
Developing an exploratory fishing plan for St Helena

St Helena Government was keen to develop a better understanding of its marine…

Atlantic Ocean
Towards a sustainable tuna fishery in the coastal states of the West Africa sub region

MRAG provided a Senior Tuna Management Specialist Adviser to BNF Liberia and MFMR…

Africa
Fisheries management advice to Tristan da Cunha

Review of current fisheries management at Tristan da Cunha and the surrounding islands…

Atlantic Ocean
MRAG Project Provision of Scientific Advice to Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Advice was provided to the FCO and GSGSSI on scientific and fisheries issues related…

Atlantic Ocean
South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands Fisheries Management.

The work undertaken by MRAG for GSGSSI comprises general and specific advice on the…

Atlantic Ocean
MRAG Project Taking RNRRS Research into Use 1: Improving floodplain management through adaptive learning networks in Bangladesh

The RiU programme aims to maximise the poverty-reducing impact of the previous DFID…

Asia
MRAG Project Support to the Bureau of National Fisheries to develop provisional TAC limits for new Fisheries Regulations

The objective of the assignment was to support the Bureau of National Fisheries (BNF)…

Africa
Strengthening management of the British Indian Ocean Territory MPA

This project developed a strategic research programme to deliver answers to key…

Indian Ocean
MRAG Project BIOT Inshore fisheries

The inshore fishery in the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT, Chagos Archipelago)…

Indian Ocean
MRAG Project An Overview Of Pelagic Fisheries For Shared Highly Migratory Species In The Waters Of Ascension, St Helena And Tristan Da Cunha And Opportunities For The Development Of Harmonised Fisheries Management Activities. Proposal To Provide Advice On Options

The purpose of this study was to provide information and advice to support decision-…

Atlantic Ocean
MRAG Project Sustainability of trawling on soft bottom habitats

This study aims to determine whether trawl fisheries on soft bottoms have the…

Global
Workshop on UK Overseas Territories activities associated with UK obligations under ICCAT

The UK is a member of the International Convention on the Conservation of Atlantic…

Atlantic Ocean
MRAG Project Support to UK Department for International Development (DFID) Fisheries Policy Programme – Policy Briefs on Fisheries

As part of the dissemination of findings from the DFID-funded Fisheries Management…

Global
Assistance to DEFRA and DfID with planning future work and implementation of the recommendations of the High Seas Task Force on IUU fishing.

The OECD-based secretariat ceased to exist from 31 March 2006. To ensure that there…

Europe
MRAG Project Assessing the impact of Fisheries Management Science Programme (FMSP) research

As the Department for International Development (DFID) bilateral research programmes…

Global