Economic assessment of abandoned, lost and otherwise discarded fishing gear (ALDFG) in the fishery sector

This policy brief has been prepared as part of the ‘Plastic Waste Free Islands - Mediterranean’ (PWFI-Med) project, which is implemented in Menorca (Spain) and the Republic of Cyprus by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and funded by the Didier and Martine Primat Foundation. The project is part of the broader ‘Close the Plastic Tap’ programme of the Global Marine and Polar Programme (GMPP) at IUCN.