A1. Setting the Follow-Up Hub. (AZTI).
A1 will identify and join main stakeholders to monitor and control the implementation actions.
B1. Standardized and traceable data collection system (AZTI).
Standardized and integrated methods to obtain reliable, traceable, consistent and comparable inventory data will be established. The system aims to simplify data collection in all stages of the aquaculture life cycle. As a result, new representative life cycle inventories will be obtained.
B2. Integrative methodology and evaluation-tool to facilitate the evaluation and certification of aquaculture product environmental impact (INGENET).
A software tool generated in a previous FP7 project will be modified, updated and customized to fit the specific category rules established for the marine fish PEF.
B3. Demonstration of environmental improvement in aquaculture system (HCMR).
The ecological quality of farms with and without environmental improvements will be analyzed to measure the effectiveness of the strategies and to propose relevant ecological indicators to complete the PEF indicators. Upgraded AQUAPEF will be used in 3 demonstration case studies, and based on the results, new environmental improvement’ will be implemented.
B4. Consumer communication strategy of aquaculture products (KU Leuven)
Through a codesign and co-development process with stakeholders and consumers, the project will identify, test and improve a strategy on how to communicate the PEF of aquaculture products so that a behavioral shift towards more sustainable products can happen.
B5. Replicability and transferability (AZTI)
AQUAPEF will be replicated in the Mediterranean region (Greece, Italy and Spain) and will be transfered to the salmon aquaculture (UK and Ireland).
C1 and C2 analyze socio-economic, environmental and technical impact of the project and recommendations are provided.
For a correct dissemination of the results specific actions will be executed such as: web, promotional video, conferences and scientific or technical papers.
E: PROJECT MANAGEMENT
To ensure that the project complies with the established resources and schedule, action E controls established a plan to minimized the deviations or to implement appropriate corrective actions. Moreover, specific actions will be carried out to ensure the After-life communication and exploitation plan.