Bridging the Gap

Welcome to the August edition of Bridging the Gap! This month, we bring news of an exciting new ICES training course and bring you stakeholder feedback on the Italian-Netherlands exchange. In addition we have an update on new GAP2 exchanges, and the latest policy brief from the project. Read on for all this and more…
GAP2 scientist Dr Marloes Kraan in the fieldICES Training Course: Social Science Methods for Natural ScientistsICES seeks to de-mystify social science methods for natural scientists, with a new training course run by GAP2 scientist Dr. Marloes Kraan. A must-attend for any fisheries scientist working on a participatory project!
mtb-backgroundPolicy Briefing 3: Toolbox for Participatory ResearchThe third policy brief produced by the GAP2 project focuses on the value and application of the project's 'Methodological Toolbox'. A concise breakdown of the tool is provided for the policy audience.
15 bonding session on boardThe 2014-2015 GAP2 ExchangesA round-up of the latest set of international exchanges funded by the GAP2 project - encouraging the exchange of ideas and experiences between fisheries in Europe,and world-wide.
Everyone gathers for one last exchange photoThe lucky 13 out of 10000.A final instalment of the Italian-Dutch exchange project, which includes the final statements of the visiting Italian delegates...
Interview with Dr. Robert Aps on the Estonian Marine Spatial Planning case-study

In this insightful interview with Dr. Robert Aps we find out more on how the Estonian case-study is going so far, who is involved and its future plans in the remaining 7 months of the project. Dr. Aps discusses his favourite moments working with GAP2 and the benefits of a trans-disciplinary approach in fishing policy.

Coming Soon
Be sure to keep an eye on our website and twitter (#GAP2exchange), and stay up to date with the unfolding events happening on our exciting new international exchanges. We’ll have blogs and news coming in from Canada, Seattle and California. Planning for the GAP2 international symposium continues apace – updates and ‘Save the Dates’ out soon!

Until the next time,

The Gap2 team