Improve Scientific and Technical Advices for Fisheries Management
Pierre Chavance
Pierre Chavance

Pierre Chavance is a senior scientific officer working on fisheries biology at the IRD since 1990. He has taken an active part in various scientific programmes aimed at consolidating the national institutions responsible for monitoring marine resources and fisheries in developing countries such as Mauritania (1986-1990), Guinée (1990-1996), Sénégal (1999-2004). These programmes have contributed to the monitoring of fishery resources and to the promotion of scientifically informed management decisions. He coordinated the StatBase module of the FIAS (UE) programme for the IRD in which he was responsible for fisheries statistics and stock assessments in West Africa. Pierre CHAVANCE is coordinator for IRD of the ECOST (INCO- UE) project and is member of the Scientific Council of the CNSHB.

Institution :
French Research Institute for Development
Liste des cas d'Ă©tudes :
Website of the ISTAM project
Fisheries observer programs. Description and complementarity with other monitoring systems
Information systems network
ISTAM meeting n°2
ISTAM Kick off meeting
Inventory and description of monitoring systems
Collection and management of some specific information
ISTAM meeting n°3
Training course on the R software
Training course on the XML
Liste des publications :
  • Chavance P., 1999. Les enjeux de l'information dans le domaine des pĂȘches. Editions IRD.

  • Chavance P., Diallo A., Diallo M., Domain F., Drapeau L., Fautrel V., Guilavogui A., Morize E., Solie K., and Traore S., , 1998. - Atlas des pĂȘches maritimes de GuinĂ©e - 1997. Brochure co-edited by , 25 p. ORSTOM/CNSHB.

  • Domain F., Chavance P. and Diallo A. (eds.), , 1999. La pĂȘche cĂŽtiĂšre in GuinĂ©e: ressources et exploitation. . Edition IRD .

  • P. Chavance, 1997. Atlas des pĂȘches maritimes de GuinĂ©e - 1997. Brochure co-edited by ORSTOM/CNSHB, 25 p. . .