International Waters learning Exchange & Resource Network

Fisheries Development Institute (IFOP)

The strategic role of the IFOP is based on the capacity to generate, develop & transfer useful knowledge, which allows the country and the national industry to position itself competitively & sustainably in the aquaculture & fishing sector, especially for the investigations of public value. IFOP develops integral advice for decision making in Fisheries & Aquaculture and research projects on the status & evaluation of sustainable exploitation strategies, estimation of total allowable quotas of commercial interest resources, evaluation and monitoring of benthic resource management areas, hydrobiological health programs, environment & repopulation and crops, and an aquaculture & fishing knowledge node with emphasis on digital preservation, access and visibility of knowledge.