This report was developed by the EU Horizon 2020 project AquaSpace to describe a targeted review of tools and methods that can be used for the spatial allocation of aquaculture activities in terms of environmental and economic costs (e.g.
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This report synthesises the process, results and main outcomes obtained through the AquaSpace project, which aims to optimise and increase the available area for aquaculture, in both marine and freshwater environments, by supporting implementation
The AquaSpace tool was developed within the EU Horizon 2020 project AquaSpace in order to achieve an effective implementation of MSP for aquaculture by adopting an Ecosystem Approach to Aquaculture (EAA).
The call for proposals aims to fund a project that will focus on the restoration of damaged or degraded Mediterranean coastal and marine ecosystems in zones with a particularly high potential to provide a wide range of marine ecosystem services.
The call for proposals aims to support the reduction, monitoring and quantification, removal and recycling of marine litter. In particular, this call aims at supporting projects that develop methodologies and technologies to:
Adriplan, Ritmare, Supreme, Erasmus Mundus Master Course on MSP
Marxan software and its advanced version Marxan with Zones, developed by the University of Queensland, were implemented and applied to the Adriatic-Ionian Region (AIR) and to the subarea of the Italian Emilia Romagna Region (RER).
The activities will contribute to improving the competitiveness and viability of the economic entities in this sector, including for improving the safety and labour conditions.
The Greek Operational Programme for Fisheries and Sea (OPFS) 2014-2020 is one of the seven sectoral programs under the Partnership Agreement for the Development Framework 2014-2020.
Measure 5.4 “Processing fishery and aquaculture products” will contribute to achieving the specific objective “Encouraging investments in processing and marketing sectors”.
This call for proposals aims to support activities under Measure 2.2 “Productive investments in aquaculture” in terms of upgrading facilities and diversification of incomes of aquaculture companies.
This action aims at contributing to the eco-intensification of European aquaculture, which has been identified as a challenge to meet global fish and seafood security needs.