Research and Consultancy
Since its inception in the early 1960s, CEMARE has developed into an internationally renowned centre carrying out research and consultancy projects within the broad area of aquatic resources management, with a specialisation in fisheries economics.
Staff of the Centre collaborate in joint research projects with many other institutions within the UK, Europe and further afield funded by a range of organisations. CEMARE's principal funding agencies include the European Commission, the UK's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and Department for International Development (DFID) and the United Nations? Food and Agriculture Organisation.
Research activities encompass the full range of expertise held by CEMARE staff, and include, inter alia, the:
- bioeconomic modelling of fisheries
- economic and legal evaluations of fisheries management measures
- economics of marine aquaculture
- analysis of fish markets
- traditional management of artisanal fisheries
- analysis of the regional role of the seafood industry
- valuation of aquatic resources and wetlands
- marine resource damage assessment
The geographical scope of CEMARE's research activities is extensive. Previous and present research projects include the United Kingdom and wider Europe, along with Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Cameroon, Chad, India, Mauritania, Morocco, Nigeria, Romania, Senegal, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam.
Along with research projects spanning a number of years, CEMARE staff also undertake shorter-term consultancy work within the area of aquatic resource management either on an individual or team basis. Previous clients have included the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, European Commission, DEFRA, International Institute for Environment and Development, the UK Defence Research Agency and National Power.
For enquiries relating to CEMARE's research and consultancy services (and for further information) contact: