EFARO, The European Fisheries and Aquaculture Research Organisations, is an association composed of the Directors of the main European Research Institutes involved in Fisheries and Aquaculture research. EFARO is founded under a consensus agreement in 1989. The starting point was the desire to achieve greater cohesion and coordination of Community fisheries Research and Development.

Today EFARO unites numerous researchers and research assistants in 26 member institutes in 20 countries.

EFARO on innovations in Marine Data collection and consequences for advice and management.

Please find the discussion paper here.

See a short video here.

Webinar Circular and sustainable food production at sea. On 22nd January 2021 EFARO, jointly organised with Wageningen University & Research (WUR), a successful webinar on chances and challenges concerning circular and sustainable food production at sea.

For a video on the Dutch approach of circular transition at sea, see here.

For a video on the introduction to the potential and limits of food production at sea by prof Dr. Jaap van der Meer (Sustainable Marine Food Production, WUR), see here.

EFARO on challenges facing the blue bioeconomy. EFARO's President and Executive secretary spoke to The Innovation Platform about some of the challenges facing the blue bioeconomy. Interested in this interview? See here.

EFARO Seminar 2020 cancelled. Due to the rapid developments surrounding the CORONA Pandemic, the decision has been made to cancel the EFARO Seminar 2020 on 27th May, Brussels.

For further information, please contact efaro@wur.nl.

Curious about EFARO's recommendations on research & innovation gaps and needs beyond Horizon 2020?

See here.

EFARO Seminar: Ensuring the sustainable use of our Seas. Linking the Ecosystem Approach with the quest for a Sustainable Blue Economy.

15 May 2019

Brussels, Belgium

Missed the EFARO Seminar on the 15th of May?

Click here for an impression of the day and the main conclusions.