Banner 10

ITA FORCE 2nd Partners' meeting a success

Monday 14 January 2013

ITA FORCE 2nd Partners' meeting a success

The FP7 project FORCE (Fisheries and aquaculture-Oriented Research Capacity
in Egypt) held its second partners' meeting in Venice, Italy, 10 - 11
December. The consortium consisting of 4 partners, 2 from Italy and 1 each
from Egypt and Ireland, and invited guest experts from Italy and Egypt,
spent two days in Venice discussing the progress and accomplishments from
the first year of the project and preparing activities and the way forward
for the next year. The success of the meeting was also boosted by the
attendance of the EC Officer attached to the project who provided guidance
for project progress.

The project is designed to enhance the capacity of the Egyptian National
Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, NIOF, to carry out research
activities aimed at supporting the implementation of sound and science-based
policies for the sustainable development of fishing and aquaculture in
Egypt, as well as in the whole Mediterranean North African region. NIOF
<>  is the coordinating partner of FORCE,
with Università Ca' Foscari <>
Venezia (Italy), The Fishing Technology Unit
<> , National Research Council, Institute
of Marine Sciences (Italy) and AquaTT <>  (Ireland)
comprising the consortium. 

For more information please visit the project website or download the project factsheet as a PDF at

Document Actions