Innovative practices and technologies for developing sustainable aquaculture in the Baltic Sea region
Interreg 2007-2013 Baltic Sea Region
The project strived to demonstrate that the Baltic Sea region aquaculture has the potential to become a sustainable and responsible food production system, accepted by all stakeholders. Aquabest aims to:
1. Start a self-evaluation of the environmental legislation and licensing system of the Baltic Sea region aquaculture.
2. Demonstrate a spatial planning process for sustainable aquaculture.
3. Close the nutrient loop of Baltic Sea aquaculture through fish feeds based on regional ingredients.
4. Create innovative concepts for land-based farms and transfer the technology throughout the region.
- Natural Resources Institute Finland (Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institution) (Lead partner)
- Helsinki University
- The Government of Åland
- Region of Jämtland
- Swedish University of Agriculture Sciences
- Swedish Board of Agriculture
- Polish Trout Breeders Association
- Latvian Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment
- Belarusian State Agricultural Academy
- Technical University of Denmark
- The Danish Aquaculture Organization
- Association of Marine Aquaculture Ltd
- Johann Heinrich von Thünen Institute
- Tartu University