Outputs and quantified achievements

Main expected result is the effective implementation of the Product Environmental Footprint in the Mediterranean aquaculture sector. For the EC, this project represents a step forward for the implementation of the PEF into a large productive sector and contributes to increase social awareness towards the environmental footprint.

Specific quantifiable results are the following:

STAKEHOLDER ROUNDTABLE

EXPECTED RESULTS

A stakeholder roundtable for the sustainability of the Mediterranean aquaculture

NEW DATA SET

EXPECTED RESULTS

New data set for the Mediterranean aquaculture sector.

EASY-TO-USE SOFTWARE TOOL

EXPECTED RESULTS

Easy-to-use software tool for the EU product environmental footprint calculation.

ENVIROMENTAL IMPROVEMENTS

EXPECTED RESULTS

List with key potential enviromental imporvements actions and strategies.

NEW ECOLOGICAL INDICATORS

EXPECTED RESULTS

New ecological indicator(s) to complement the PEF methodology.

REDUCTION OF 7,695 TON CO2

EXPECTED RESULTS

Reduction of 7,695 ton CO2 within the project; around 2,531 m3 of water; 13,300 tonnes of feed wastes and valorise 200 ton of biowastes.

VALIDATE THE METHODOLOGY

EXPECTED RESULTS

Validate the PEF methodology in three aquaculture farms producing among the three 7,500 tons of fish.

COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES

EXPECTED RESULTS

New communication strategies to enhance competitiveness of aquaculture companies.

COMMUNICATION PLAN

EXPECTED RESULTS

An effective communication plan of the environmental benefits. More than 5,000 consumers are expected to interact with the project.

AWARENESS MATERIAL

EXPECTED RESULTS

Awareness and empowerment material about sustainability in the aquaculture sector for the aquaculture companies and national associations.

REPLICABILITY ACTIONS

EXPECTED RESULTS

Replicability actions in 8 aquaculture farms: 5 farms producing seabass and seabream, 2 salmon farms and one turbot farm.

TRANSFERENCE WEBINAR SESSIONS

EXPECTED RESULTS

Transference webinar sessions, transmission of the solution to other Food PEF working groups.