Five Year Evaluation of the EU Community Fisheries Control Agency (CFCA)

Contributed a case study on the CFCA’s capacity building activities: data monitoring and networks; training, pooled capacities; and FishNet. The main focus of the case study was the development of a common curriculum for the training of fisheries inspectors. The development of the curriculum was a major, systematic, long-term undertaking intended to address the differences … Read more

Evaluation of the Frontex pilot operational office in Greece

The pilot operational office was established in 2010 following calls by EU policy making institutions for Frontex to consider the establishment of specialised branches. The evaluation was undertaken to inform the Frontex Management Board’s decision decision-making regarding the continuation of the pilot office in Greece, and the possible establishment of additional operational offices. Interviewed members … Read more

Study: ‘Training of Fishers’

The study focused on the training and certification of fishers relating to health, safety, and sustainability on board. This study compared the practices and standards for the training and certification of fishers in different EU Member States and highlighted the divergence between Member States and the complexity and risks that this generates. Roderick Ackermann led … Read more