European Fisheries Development Advisory Network meeting 2017

Date: 1-2 June 2017

Venue: Carlton Beach Hotel, Scheveningen, THE NETHERLANDS

Contact: Petra Spliethof (WUR)


Thursday 1st of June- Day 1

Welcome coffee / tea

Introduction by Leon Lomans (Ministry of Economic Affairs - NL)

Session I  Exchange of information / short presentations on achievements, negotiations, agreements, initiatives , action plans .

- Input from Sweden

- Input from FAO

- Input from OECD

- Input from EU

  • AFD/GIZ/DEVCO joint report on aquaculture
  • DEVCO value chain tool

Coffee / tea break

Session II   Systems of value chain management: towards transparency and traceability in fish chains (1.5 MB). By Rogier Verschoor (4Value Consultancy)

- Experience in the cooperation with the private sector (ANOVA Seafood/VicFish Bukoba) and Naturland on Certification of Nile perch in Tanzania for export to EU countries (4.6 MB). (GIZ)


Session III

- The food supply chain, are we being cheated? An overview of findings and opinions (2.1 MB). By Ronald van den Heuvel (Précon Food Management)

- MSC program; evolution and relevance to the EFDAN network (3 MB). By Hans Nieuwenhuis (Marine Stewardship Council - MSC)

Coffee / tea break

Session IV

Women in the Seafood Industry (1.2 MB). By Pascale Baelde & Marie Christine Monfort, Resp. Director and President of the WSI, the international association for Women in the Seafood Industry

Cocktail and diner (provided by NL)

Friday 2nd of June- Day 2

Visit to the fish harbour and action at 6.30 am.

Donor coordination 

Lunch provided by NL

PROFISH Meeting (definitive agenda provided by PROFISH)

- PROFISH Update (2.1 MB)

  • Review of projects undertaken over the last 18 months
  • Proposals for projects over the coming 12 months
  • External Review: results and response