Topic outline

This course aims to support the implementation of an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF) through policy and legal frameworks. It offers guidance in all the steps of implementing an EAF through policy and legal frameworks, also supporting the development of an EAF Implementation Roadmap that aims to foster national inter-sectoral collaboration for the effective implementation of an EAF at national level.


This e-learning course is intended for a cross section of audiences involved in fisheries and the formulation of policies or legislations, especially the following groups:

  • policy makers
  • fisheries managers
  • legal practitioners

  • EAF legal requirements
  • International and national policy and legal instruments relevant for an EAF
  • How to assess the alignment of the policy and legal instruments with an EAF
  • Designing an EAF implementation roadmap

The online version of this course runs on the latest versions of the major browsers, such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox and Apple Safari.

The downloadable version only runs on Windows PC’s and no additional software is needed.

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    • Partners

        NORAD – Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation -