June 1, 2023
We are excited that the #MedBycatch project has been awarded the first prize, the Navy Blue Award at the MakeEUBlue Awards of the EU4Ocean coalition . The award ceremony took place in Brest on May 25th, 2023. Our project “Understanding Mediterranean Multi-Taxa Bycatch of Vulnerable Species and Testing Mitigation – A Collaborative Approach”, funded by the Mava Foundation,
has been implemented in Croatia, Italy, Morocco, Tunisia, and Türkiye by BirdLife Europe and Central Asia (project coordinator), SPA RAC, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), ACCOBAMS, IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation, MEDASSET andWWF Mediterranean Marine Initiative.
In collaboration with: WWF Tunisie, Association Les Amis des Oiseau (AAO) Institut National des Sciences et Technologies de la Mer, DEKAMER WWF Türkiye, Doğa Derneği, TUDAV, Grepom / Birdlife, Morocco Institut National de Recherche Halieutique
(I.N.R.H), WWF Adria, BIOM, WWF Italia, LIPU, SEO/BirdLife, LPO France
This award is the greatest trigger to continue working together!