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 Allocated Zones for circular Aquaculture to trigger the transition to an Inclusive and Circular Economy in  aquaculture sector fostering new business opportunities and eco-consciousness society


Funding programme: Interreg Euro-MED
Programme Priority: Greener MED
Project mission: Strengthening an innovative sustainable economy
Programme Specific Objective: RSO2.6: Promoting the transition to a circular and resource efficient economy
Project start: 1st of January 2024
Project activities end: 30th of June 2026
Duration: 33 Months
Budget: 2.962.186,00 €

11 Partners from 8 countries (Greece, Italy, Spain, France, Croatia, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Portugal)
20 Associated Partners from 13 countries (Italy, Montenegro, Spain, Greece, Bulgaria, Croatia, Belgium, Portugal, Tunisia, Egypt, United Kingdom, Morocco, Jordan)


The AZA4ICE Project addresses the sustainability challenges of aquaculture in the Euro-Mediterranean area promoting inclusive and circular practices. AZA4ICE relies on transnational cooperation and cross-border knowledge exchange to pioneer circular aquaculture spatial planning beyond existing coastal sea area practices; defining and testing the Allocated Zones for Circular Aquaculture in close-to-coast and inland waters. Through stakeholder engagement and the development of Action Plans, the project fosters dialogue and creates new business opportunities while building an eco-conscious society. AZA4ICE outputs will be valorised by public authorities, the private sector and academia for the benefit of society.

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