COFREPECHE, limited company with a management board, was created in 1981 by professional of the maritime sector. In 1994, COFREPECHE acquired France Aquaculture, former subsidiary of Ifremer, specialized in aquaculture activities.
With more than 35 years of experience, COFREPECHE is one of the first European consulting companies specialized in the fields of fishing, aquaculture, conservation of the marine environment and its biodiversity but also the integrated management of coastal areas. COFREPECHE has developed a unique set of technical, economic and financial know-how in auditing, consulting, training, management, in support of innovative projects, as well as in the design and implementation of technical assistance projects.
COFREPECHE also played a leading role in the development of tuna fishing activities in the Indian Ocean in the early 1980s from the infrastructure development to the conclusion of fishing agreements between the EU and the countries in the region.
The sea, our inspiration
Private and public funded projects in five continents
COFREPECHE work with his experts at the international level, on studies and audits as well as through engineering and technical assistance missions. Since its creation, COFREPECHE has realized more than 750 projects in 70 countries around the world, with private and public clients, including governments, regional organizations, international organizations and national development agency such as the French Development Agency, the European Union, the World Bank, the United Nations and the African Development Bank. COFREPECHE also works in close cooperation with Regional Fisheries Organizations such as the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas, the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission and the Sub-Regional Fisheries Commission.