ARIEL project was promoted in the framework of the “CROFISH International Fisheries Fair” held in Poreč  (HR) from Nov 23 2018 to Nov 25 2018. The project has been promoted within the stand of the Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Croatian scientific partner of the ARIEL project.

The Fishing and Fishing Equipment Fair in Poreč is the only event of its kind held in Croatia.
The aim of the fair is to enable gathering and presentation of all interested economic entities operating in the fisheries, mariculture and sport fishing in Croatia and neighboring countries in one place, with all that in atmosphere of international and inter-regional cooperation as an important factor in the development of marine fisheries and mariculture.

The fair also hosted several events aimed to strengthen the position of fishery products in local diet, regulation of the fishery markets, construction of fishing infrastructure, improving business cooperation and access to fisheries, intensification of production and exports, as well as increasing the competitiveness of the fishermen.