European cooperation and SCAR

How national policy-making benefits from European cooperation in SCAR


A rather unique setting where relevant topics, even those that may be considered politically sensitive, can be discussed. An exchange of information and learning from the ‘neighbours’, that helps shape national policy as well. According to Rosanne Metaal, vice-chair of the Strategic Working Group on fisheries and aquaculture research (SCAR FISH), European policy makers can benefit a lot from participating in SCAR – supporting their work at the national level.