The Role of Producers’ Organisations in the Sustainable Development of Aquaculture.
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The reformed Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) and the Common Market Organisation (CMO) encouraged the creation of aquaculture Producer Organisations (POs) and enhanced their responsibilities with a view of contributing to the objectives of those policies and promoting sustainability, food security, growth and employment through the management and implementation of collective actions. POs can be defined as any entity that has been formed and is controlled by producers in a specific sector to jointly pursue one or more of the objectives listed in the CMO Regulation, whether or not the entity is formally recognised. POs can take various legal forms, including cooperatives, associations or commercial organisations in which aquaculture producers are shareholders. POs are expected to carry out a complex exercise, namely, to develop and submit for approval to their managing authorities’ Production and Marketing Plans1 (PMPs), whereas the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) allows for p.....
Other TitleRecommendation on the Role of POs in the Sustainable Development of Aquaculture.
PublisherAquaculture Advisory Council (AAC)
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14.2
Essential Ocean Variables (EOV)N/A
CitationAquaculture Advisory Council (2021) The Role of Producers’ Organisations in the Sustainable Development of Aquaculture. Brussels, Belgium, Aquaculture Advisory Council (AAC), 8pp. (AAC 2022-03). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-1716