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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Independent Consultant
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel +64 21 777037
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree MSc Fisheries; MSc Food Science; Post Grad Diploma Project Mngmnt
Job type Teaching/Education , Research , Natural Resource Management , Extension Services (Public Awareness) , Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Fisheries, Aquaculture , Research Support Services , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Research Support Services
Research Activities Expert knowledge in the Fisheries Area, including Applied Regulatory Compliance, Catch Documentation Schemes, EU Market Access Requirements, Fisheries Research, Monitoring Control and Surveillance (MCS), EU IUU Certification scheme, Private Sector Support, Post Harvest best practices, Risk Management, and Project Management. Specialist on SPS and food related legislation analysis, strategic planning and assessment-based policy-making. Including participative processes in legislative design, drafting and implementation. worked for ADB, EU, GTZ, UNDP, FAO, WTO, ITC, USAID, AusAID, NZAID.
Working languages English, Spanish, Portuguese
Skills/Expertise Former professional fisherman and fisheries observer. MSc Fisheries; MSc Food Science. Expert knowledge in the Fisheries Area, including Applied Regulatory Compliance, Catch Documentation Schemes, EU Market Access Requirements, Fisheries Research, Monitoring Control and Surveillance (MCS), EU IUU Certification scheme, Private Sector Support, Post Harvest best practices, Risk Management, and Project Management.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Mr Francisco BLAHA)

Blaha, F. Exporting Seafood to the EU. EU Markets Access (Health and IUU) and Ecolabelling for Fishery and Aquaculture Products. Swiss Import Promotion Programme (SIPPO). Zurich, 2011 http://www.slideshare.net/Osec/eu-market-access-and-ecolabbeling-for-fishery-and-aquaculture-products#text-version
Blaha, F; Nassereddine, S.; Gonçalves, A.A. Legislação do pescado (Seção VI). In: Gonçalves, A.A. (Ed.). Tecnologia do pescado: ciência, tecnologia, inovação e legislação. Rio de Janeiro (RJ): Atheneu, 2010.
Blaha, F. &.Gonçalves, A.A. Cold chain in seafood industry. In: Larsen, M.E. (ed.), Refrigeration: Theory, Technology and Applications. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2010. (ISBN: 978-1-61668-930-8). https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=12008&osCsid=c3df1a4baa09b73517f8228b3680ed57
Blaha, F. Development of a bait for the longlining fishery of snapper in New Zealand. Lambert Academic Publishing. Germany, April 2010. ISBN -978-3-8383-6081-2.
Blaha, F. The 2 certifications to export seafood to the EU ? A side to side analysis of the Heath and non IUU requirements and practical ways to facilitate its implementation. FAO -Infopesca Journal. Vol. 40. December 2009. Uruguay. Available from http://www.globefish.org/upl/Labelling%20Traceabililty/files/Francisco_749.pdf
Blaha, F. How to export seafood to the EU - 2nd Edition. Feb 2009. By ITC (WTO/UNCTAD). Geneva. Available from http://www.intracen.org/tdc/Export%20Quality%20Bulletins/EQM84eng.pdf
?How to export seafood to the EU?. April 2008. Commissioned by ITC (WTO/UNCTAD) available at http://www.intracen.org/tdc/Export%20Quality%20Bulletins/EQM84eng.pdf
Blaha, F. Regulatory Alternatives for EU Market Access. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 2008. Rome. Available at ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/012/i0884b/i0884b02c.pdf
De la Peña, A.; Blaha F.I. and Avila J. (2005). Needs Assessment for Trade Related Assistance. Commissioned by European Union Delegation to the Philippines. Manila April 2005. Available at http://www.delphl.cec.eu.int/docs/Phil_Trade_Related_Assistance_Needs_Assessment2005.pdf
Blaha, F.I. and Holdsworth, J. (2005). Selectivity of the Recreational Snapper Fishery. Commissioned by NZ Ministry of Fisheries under Project REC2003/02. Wellington (In Press)
Blaha, F. I. (2003). Efectividade do Monitoreo, Controlo e Invectivação das actividades pesqueiras no Moçambique. Technical Paper 12 EU-SADC MCS Program Publications. Maputo. August 2003.
Blaha, F. I. (2002). Development of a bait for the longlining fishery of snapper. (Pagrus auratus) ?Proceedings of the 2nd International Seafood Byproducts Conference?, Anchorage, Alaska. 2002


Created: 1997-03-21 Last Updated: 2016-06-16