Centre for the Economics and Management of Aquatic Resources
University of Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Pierre Failer is a scientific evaluator for the International Foundation for Science (2004-to date), the Canadian Research Council (2006-to date), the European Commission DG-Research (2002-to date), the DG-Development and Co-operation (2001-to date), the French Agency for Research (2006-to date). He is also evaluator and reviewer of international projects on Marine resources management (SWIOF project in Indian Ocean, 2011), Fishery Development (DG-Development, FAO, UNEP, World Bank, etc., onwards), Marine resources and environment Research (West African Regional Marine and Coastal Conservation Program, onward) and Fishing agreements (European Parliament, IUCN, Dfid, onward). He is member of the Committee board of the Programme “Financial sustainability of Marine protected areas in West Africa” IUCN-PRCM (Nov. 2009-Dec. 2012) and the IUCN think thank “SEA” (2011-to date).
Economic development; Marine resources economics; Trade and food security; Blue carbon market; Payment for marine ecosystem services.