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Call for proposal: Sea Pact

Sea Pact strives to advance environmentally sustainable fisheries and aquaculture practices and provide the building blocks for a long term and sustainable seafood industry. To accomplish this, Sea Pact has pledged to financially contribute to selected projects that are aligned with Sea Pact’s mission. In 2015, Sea Pact wishes to place an emphasis on projects that are engaging in efforts relating to bycatch reduction, innovations in aquaculture, or social responsibility within the seafood supply chain. Projects impacting the top seafood species consumed on a global level are preferred. Organizations that are seeking financial assistance for projects aligned with Sea Pact’s mission, in the following categories, are encouraged to apply:
  • Gear or Farm Improvements
  • Species Research and Data Collection
  • Research to Improve Farming Practices 
  • Fisheries Management
  • Regional Aquaculture Management
  • Fishery Habitat Restoration 
  • Wild Stock Enhancement
  • Fisheries Conservation
  • Fisheries Improvement Projects
  • Aquaculture Improvement Projects

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