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Data set name

Fisheries production in Georgia in selected years 1930, 1950, 1980, 1990

Data holding centreMarine Ecology and Fisheries Research Institute
CountryGeorgia  Georgia
Time period1930, 1950, 1980, 1990
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Georgian Black Sea coast

Observations 
Parameters

Fish and shellfish catch statistics; Fishery characterisation

Instruments

Inapplicable

Description 
Summary

The Government of Georgia requested the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) technical assistance for the development and management of fisheries and aquaculture. FAO, through its Technical Cooperation Programme, approved the TCP/GEO/2904 (A) Project, aimed at strengthening the capacity of the Fisheries Department of the Ministry of Agriculture for the fisheries sector rehabilitation. The general objective of the project is to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the Fisheries Department in leading and assisting the rehabilitation of the fisheries sector in Georgia. Specifically, the Project should produce a national master plan for fisheries development, in consultation with the main stakeholders in the Georgian fisheries sector, as part of the general fisheries policy framework. The project is also expected to review the existing national fisheries legislation and draft appropriate amendments to the draft law on fisheries, in order to facilitate its finalization and approval; and develop a data collection and evaluation systems, according to the specific conditions of the national fishery sector, to be used as tools for fisheries development and management.

OriginatorsMinistry of Agriculture and Food, Fisheries Department
Availability 
OrganisationMarine Ecology and Fisheries Research Institute
AvailabilityOrganisation
ContactDr. Akaki Komakhidze (Director)
Address

Marine Ecology and Fisheries Research Institute
51 Rustaveli Str., P.O. Box 58
Batumi

384500
Georgia

Telephone+ 995 222 74640
Facsimile+995 222 74642 (43)
Emailmefri@batumi.net
Administration 
Collating centreIv.Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Centre of Relations with UNESCO Oceanological Research Centre and GeoDNA (UNESCO)
Local identifier39008001
Global identifier1844
Last revised2009-01-24