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Enrico Gasbarra calls for ex-post report on fisheries agreement EU-Senegal
On the 11th of February 2015 the European Parliament agreed on the conclusion of a new sustainable fisheries partnership agreement and a new protocol between the EU and Senegal. The agreement runs until 2019 and is tacitly renewed for 5-year periods. - 22-04-2015
MEP Raymond Finch asks questions about impact of the EU fisheries policy
Raymond Finch (EFD) asked two questions about Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreements. He enquired after the Fisheries Partnership Agreement that was concluded between the EU and the Republic of Mozambique. - 11-03-2015
European Parliament agrees on a Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between EU and the Republic of Senegal
The text was adopted by the European Parliament on the 11th of February, after a single reading. The agreements allows for vessels and trawlers from Spain and France to fish in the waters of Senegal. The duration of the agreement and protocol is five years and is described by the EU as being beneficiary for Senegal, as it will create jobs in the Senegalese fisheries sector and on EU vessels. The agreement prohibits EU vessels from catching Sardinella, which is an already overexploited food source in the region and is described as ‘the fish of the poor’. - 18-02-2015