Earlier this week CCRI Director Janet Dwyer gave evidence to the Members of the Economic Growth and Development Overview and Scrutiny Committee as part of an inquiry concerning the economic vitality of rural and coastal areas in Cornwall.
John Powell is currently on holiday. He still finds time however to pen a blog about what he is up to – always with an eye on ‘the commons’.
Recent research conducted by CCRI concerning a new social survey of fishers has been published by Defra. Dr Julie Urquhart who led the research will present findings at the ICES conference in Gothenburg.
Since April 2019, a team from CCRI have been working with colleagues from the University of Newcastle on a Defra commissioned project about how commercial fishers and sea anglers engage with marine management and science in England. Project leader, Matt Reed has provided an update on this project which has had extensive public involvement.
Many people make their living from the sea, while many more visit the coast and the sea for pleasure, an esential part of which is angling. Defra has commissioned CCRI, to carry out research finding out more about sea anglers, their ideas and backgrounds, and part of this work is an online survey.
Next week Damian Maye will travel to Brussels and present findings from the SUFISA project to DG Agri at the European Commission.
Dr. Madeleine Gustavsson will present a seminar focussed upon small-scale fishing communities and a range of issues that impact upon them.
Damian Maye, Hannah Chiswell and Mauro Vigani will be in Pisa next week at a project writing retreat as part of the EU Horizon 2020 project, SUFISA
Next week, Damian Maye, Mauro Vigani and Hannah Chiswell will be travelling to Belgium as part of the SUFISA project on a two-day trip that will involve a project team meeting in Leuven, followed by a stakeholder workshop in Brussels.
The UK SUFISA team are delighted to publish their case study findings: the dairy and inshore fisheries reports are available now.