WP1 – Stakeholders role in research and governance
The objective of this Work Package is to improve engagement of research organisations, stakeholders and policymakers in order to promote and enhance stakeholder involvement in the research and governance of fisheries and the marine environment.
Lead partner: Steve Mackinson at CEFAS (Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science. UK)
WP2 – Involving stakeholders in research
Work Package 2 aims at enabling worthwhile interaction between scientists and fisheries stakeholders. This will be achieved by ensuring that they work together on areas of research that are of mutual interest, engaging in shared learning activities and by integrating knowledge in ways that are useful to management.
Lead partner: Saša Raicevich, ISPRA (Istituto Superiore per la Protezione e la Ricerca Ambientale. Italy)
WP3 – Making a difference
The aim of Work Package 3 is to establish and demonstrate concepts and mechanisms that will enable the uptake of participatory research knowledge and promote the application of stakeholder know-how to European policies on fisheries and the marine environment.
Lead partner: Marloes Kraan, WU (Wageningen Universiteit. Netherlands)
WP4 – Evaluating participatory research
The objective of this Work Package is to evaluate whether, when and how collaborative research can make a difference to practical knowledge and to management.
Lead partner: Petter Holm, IFM-AAU (Aalborg Universitet. Denmark)
WP5 – Communicating with society
Work Package 5 has the goal of promoting the engagement of society with science and vice versa. This will be achieved by enabling effective communication and outreach actions. Furthermore, the Work Package will ensure that the principles of transparency and openness, as well as scientific quality and credibility, are adequately addressed in communications.
Lead partner: Rosie Magudia, SeaWeb (United Kingdom)
WP6 – Project co-ordination
The aim of Work Package 6 is to ensure the effective implementation and delivery of the GAP2 MMLAP (Mobilisation and Mutual Learning Action Plan) according to the description of work and consortium agreement. Additionally, it will monitor, evaluate and report on the Project’s progress and impacts.
Lead agency: Steve Mackinson, CEFAS (Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science. UK)