EUROFISH is an independent international organisation which became operational in 2002, succeeding the FAO EASTFISH project established in 1996. The mandate of EUROFISH is to assist the development of fisheries in Central and Eastern Europe focusing on trade and marketing, processing, and aquaculture.
The objectives of EUROFISH are to:
• Provide market and trade information
• Promote high quality, value-added fishery products
• Produce relevant and timely publications
• Develop training programmes and capacity-building projects with governments and sponsors
EUROFISH is part of the FISH INFOnetwork (FIN) coordinated by FAO GLOBEFISH in Rome. The members of FIN are: INFOFISH (Asia), INFOPECHE (West Africa), INFOSA (Namibia/South Africa), INFOSAMAK (Arab countries), INFOPESCA (Latin America) and INFOYOU (China). The FISH INFOnetwork provides the respective regions with updated information on the fisheries sector