project . 2015 - 2019 . Closed

DiscardLess

DiscardLess – Strategies for the gradual elimination of discards in European fisheries
Open Access mandate for Publications European Commission
  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 633680 Call for proposal: H2020-SFS-2014-2
  • Funded under: H2020 | RIA Overall Budget: 5,551,120 EURFunder Contribution: 5,000,000 EUR
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    01 Mar 2015
    End Date
    28 Feb 2019
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
  • Open Access mandate
    Research Data: No
Description
The European Union has committed to the gradual elimination of discarding. DiscardLess will help provide the knowledge, tools and technologies as well as the involvement of the stakeholders to achieve this. These will be integrated into Discard Mitigation Strategies (DMS) proposing cost-effective solutions at all stages of the seafood supply chain. The first focus is on preventing the unwanted catches from ever being caught. This will promote changes in gear using existing and innovative selectivity technology, and changes in fishing tactics based on fishers’ and scientists’ knowledge. The second focus is on making best use of the unavoidable unwanted catch. We ...
Description
The European Union has committed to the gradual elimination of discarding. DiscardLess will help provide the knowledge, tools and technologies as well as the involvement of the stakeholders to achieve this. These will be integrated into Discard Mitigation Strategies (DMS) proposing cost-effective solutions at all stages of the seafood supply chain. The first focus is on preventing the unwanted catches from ever being caught. This will promote changes in gear using existing and innovative selectivity technology, and changes in fishing tactics based on fishers’ and scientists’ knowledge. The second focus is on making best use of the unavoidable unwanted catch. We ...
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