Portsmouth Business School

CEMARE Projects

Please contact Chris Martin for further information on the following completed CEMARE projects:


ISECA  - Information system on the eutrophication of our coastal areas.

Sponsor: INTERREG Two Seas Programme

Duration: 2011 -  2014


MAXIMUS - Innovative rearing and stunning of farmed turbot and sole to meet future challenges regarding quality of production and animal welfare.

Sponsor: EU – FP7 Research for the benefit of Specific groups (in particular SMEs)

Duration: 2012 – 2014


Valuation of coral reef and associated ecosystems in Mayotte  and Guadeloupe

Sponsor: IFRECOR French Ministry of Ecology

Duration: 2012 – 2013


Project evaluation of the economic and social value of coastal ecosystems. 

Sponsor: FIBA

Duration:  2011 to 2011


CHARM iii - Channel integrated approach by marine resources management

Sponsor: European Commission - Interreg IV

Duration: 2009 to 2012


Fisherman migrations in the sub regional fisheries of West Africa

Sponsor: International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Duration: 2009 -2012


Catch-Rights Based Management (CRBM) in English Fisheries

Sponsor: DEFRA

Duration:  2011 – 2012


DEEPFISHMAN - Management and monitoring of deep-sea fisheries and stocks.

Sponsor: European Commission FP7

Duration: 2009 - 2012


EVA/RAMPOA - Reinforcement of the institutional strength of MPA network in West Africa

Sponsor: La Fondation Internationale Du Banc D'Arguin (FIBA)

Duration: 2008 - 2012


WAMPO - Impacts of current marine policy on poverty and fish supply in West Africa

Sponsor: World Wildlife Fund

Duration: 2012 - 2012


Strategy of research for the development of fishery and agriculture in phase with global changes in the Cameroon.

Sponsor: European development fund.

Duration: 2011


EPUFM - The effect of political uncertainty in fisheries management: a case study of the Northeast Arctic cod fishery.

 Sponsor: The Centre for Research in Economics and Business Administration Bergen / the Research Council of Norway.

Duration: 2008 to 2010


Quest- Fish - Predicting the impacts and consequences for climate change on global fish production.

Sponsor: Natural Environmental Research Council

Duration: 2007 to 2010


UNCOVER - Understanding the mechanisms of stock recovery

Sponsor: European Commission

Duration: 2006 to 2010


ECOST - Ecosystems, societies, consilience, precautionary principle: development of an assessment method of the societal cost for best fishing practices and efficient public policies.

Sponsor: Commission for the European Communities

Duration: 2005-2010


Research consultancy - Valuing the role of living aquatic resources to rural livelihoods in multiple-use seasonally inundated wetlands in China for improved governance.

Sponsor: The Worldfish Centre.

Duration: 2008 to 2009


CAFE - Capacity, fishing mortality and effort.

Sponsor: European Commission

Duration: 2006 to 2009


COBECOS - Costs and benefits of control strategies.

Sponsor: European Commission FP6

Duration: 2007- 2009


PRONE - Precautionary risk methodology in fisheries.

Sponsor: European Commission (Directorate-General for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs).
Duration: 2005 – 2011


DEGREE - Development of fishing gears with reduced effects on the environment.

Sponsor: European Commission

Duration: February 2006 to July 2009


Potential benefits of a wealth based approach to fisheries management: an assessment of the potential resource rents in UK fisheries.

Sponsor: IDDRA Ltd. on behalf of DEFRA

Duration: 2009 - 2010


Reducing poverty and enhancing equity in the artisanal fisheries of post-war Sierra Leone - Development Partnerships in Higher Education programme (DelPHE).

Funding:   British Council DelPHE award

Duration: 2007-2010


Feasibility study of the development of deep sea red shrimps fishing in the Ionian Sea and depths below 500m using innovative methods of bio-economics and cost/benefit analysis.

Sponsor: Hellenic Ministry of Rural Development and Food, D-G Fisheries, Directorate for Marine Fisheries, Greece

Duration: 2006 - 2008


The Economic Benefits of Fisheries Management

Sponsor: Vivid Economics Ltd (for DEFRA)

Duration: 2007-2008


POORFISH  - Probabilistic assessment, management, and advice model for fisheries management in the case of poor data availability.

Sponsor: The European Union

Duration: 2005-2008


Technical efficiency for fisheries in Greece

Sponsor: Hellenic Ministry of Rural Development and Food

Duration: 2006 - 2008


Improve Scientific and technical advice for fisheries management

Sponsor: The European Union

Duration: 2006-2009


Marine Protected Areas as a tool for ecosystem conservation and fisheries management.

Sponsor: EC 6th Framework Programme
Duration: 2005 - 2008


Invest in fish South-West (IiFSW)

Main sponsor: DEFRA
Duration: 2004 - 2007


Development and application of a computable general equilibrium model to analyse the contribution of fisheries and aquaculture activities to regional development

Duration: 2002-2005


Technical developments and tactical adaptations of important EU fleets

Sponsor: EU 5th framework programme
Duration: 2002 – 2005


Policy research for sustainable shrimp farming in Asia: A comparative analysis of Bangladesh, India, Thailand, and Vietnam with particular reference to institutional and socio-economic aspects.

Sponsor: European Commission Programme INCO-DEV
Duration: 2002 - 2005


Coherence of public policy of conservation and development of coastal and marine protected areas in West Africa

Sponsor: European Commission
Duration: 2002 – 2005


Policy Advice provided to the 'Strategic Review of the UK Fishing Industry' undertaken by the Prime Minster's Strategy Unit (Cabinet Office).

Sponsor: United Kingdom Government, Cabinet Office
Duration: 2003


Estimating the level of excess capacity in the Scottish Fishing fleet.

Sponsor: Scottish Executive, Environment & Rural Affairs Department
Duration: 2002


Application of the principle of responsibility to fisheries policy: the impact of both national and EU policies on the livelihoods of poor people in less developed countries.

Sponsor: DFID Rural Livelihoods Department (RLD), Policy Research Programme (PRP)
Duration: 2001


Fishery regulation and the economic responses of fishermen: Perceptions and compliance

Sponsor: EU (Quality of Life Programme)
Duration: 2000 - 2003


Multiple objectives in the management of EU fisheries

Sponsor: EU 5th Framework RTD Project, QLK5-CT1999-01273
Duration: 2000 to 2003


Value of exclusion zones as a fisheries management tool in Europe: A strategic evaluation and development of an analytical framework

Sponsor: EC Fifth Framework Programme
Duration: 2000- 2002


Technical efficiency in European fisheries: implications for management through effort controls

Sponsor: European Commission Fifth Framework (QLK5-CT1999-01295)
Duration: 2000 - 2002


Effective management for biodiversity conservation in Sri Lankan coastal wetlands

Sponsor: Darwin Initiative, Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), UK
Duration: 2000- 2002


Methods for consensus building for management of common property resources

sponsor: DfID
Duration: 2000 - 2001


The management of conflict in tropical fisheries

Sponsor:Department for International Development (DfID), Fisheries Management Science Programme (FMSP), London
Duration: 1999 - 2002


Sustainable development of African continental fisheries: A regional study of policy options and policy formation mechanisms for the Lake Chad Basin

Sponsor: European Commission
Duration: 1998 - 2000


Market-driven incentive structures for sustainable fisheries management

Sponsor: European Commission, Fair IV
Duration: 1998- 2000


A legal and economic analysis of the foreign ownership of fish production in European Atlantic fisheries

Sponsor: EU (FAIR Programme)
Duration: 1998- 2000


Trawling ban as a management tool in the Gulf of Castellammare: Effects on the small scale fishery economics and on the abundance and structure of fish populations

Sponsor: EC DGXIV
Duration: 1998 - 2000


Analysis of the market for hake and implications for the management of the fisheries of the Gulf of Lyon and the Gulf of Gascogne

Sponsor: European Community FAIR (FPIV)
Duration: 1998 - 2000


Perspectives for the future economic management of Europe's fisheries

Sponsor: EU (FAIR Programme, Concerted Action)
Duration: 1998 – 2000


The significance of economic incentives in fisheries management under the CFP

Sponsor: EU (FAIR Programme)
Duration: 1998 - 2000


Employment and the level of dependency on fishing

Sponsor: European Commission
Duration: 1998 - 1999


Evaluation of fisheries agreements concluded by the European Community

Sponsor: European Commission
Duration: 1998- 1999


Bioeconomic modelling of the fisheries of the English Channel

Sponsor: EC, FAIR-CT96-1993
Duration: 1997 - 1999


The implications for fisheries management systems of interactions between farmed and wild caught species

Sponsor: EC, FAIR-CT96-1814
Duration: 1997 - 1999


Compliance with fishery regulations

Sponsor: European Commission, Fisheries Directorate DGXIV
Duration: 1997 - 1998


Sustainable management of renewable marine resources: A comparative study of management systems in Northwest African cephalopod fisheries

Sponsor: EU INCO Programme
Duration: 1997 - 1998


Foreign trade and seafood prices: Implications for the Common Fisheries Policy

Sponsor: European Union, FAIR Programme
Duration: 1996 - 1998


Policy and procedural studies of investment options for fisheries research

Sponsor: Overseas Development Administration
Duration: 1995 - 1996


Bioeconomic modelling of the fisheries of the English Channel

Sponsor: Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food (MAFF), UK MF0308
Duration: 1995 - 1996


Biological sampling of non-quota species

Sponsor: European Union under the AIR Programme
Duration: 1994-1996


Channel fisheries database

Sponsor: European Union under the AIR Programme
Duration: 1994-1995


Traditional management of artisanal fisheries, N.E. Nigeria

Sponsor: U.K. Overseas Development Administration (ODA), Natural Resources Policy Research Programme
Duration: January 1993 - December 1996


The role of producers' organizations in EU fisheries management

Sponsor: European Union, Air Programme
Duration: 1993 - 1995


Economic appraisal of the UK fishery for sea bass

Sponsor: Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food (MAFF), UK
Duration: 1992-1994