Work package 6

AWARENESS

Objectives:

The general objective of WP6 is increasing awareness of the problem of unwanted catches and the solutions to mitigate this problem. The project plans to raise the awareness of end users and civil society by means of knowledge transfer, dissemination of project outputs, establishing effective communication strategies to bridge gaps among fisheries actors and to change attitudes to the problem of unwanted catches. Partial objectives will be as follows:

O6.1. Raising fishers awareness, as principal beneficiaries of the projects outputs, and encourage replication of good practices.

O6.2. Exploring incentives to avoid unwanted catches involving fishers

O6.3. Improving societal acceptance of conservation measures

O6.4. Bridges between actors in fisheries: researchers – technologists – fishers - civil society – consumers – policy makers

O6.5. Carrying out capacity building and formative activities