Topic outline

The fourth course explains the need to regularly monitor and assess the outcomes of the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF) implementation, then review and, if necessary, adapt the Fisheries Management Plan, and report on performance. This course was designed to provide guidance on the key aspects related to the monitoring and review process of an EAF.


This e-learning course is intended for a cross section of audiences involved in fisheries or related fields, including:

  • Policy makers
  • Staff of fisheries institutions
  • Scientists and technicians 
  • Fishers and fish workers
  • Academia and students
  • Other practitioners, UN agencies, NGOs, RFBs (Regional Fishery Bodies)

  • Why EAF plans need to be reviewed.
  • The process to monitor and review an EAF.
  • The importance of involving all key stakeholders in the process.
  • The analysis of current measures in relation to the objectives and assessment of whether correct measures are necessary.
  • Communication and reporting on performance.

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