The Training-of-trainers on Environmental monitoring techniques to manage the environmental impacts on fisheries and aquaculture has just started. The course takes place in Sfax (Tunisia) from 21 to 26 October and it is addressed to 30 researchers in the field of marine sciences coming from all the Mediterranean Sea basin. The course aims at building a shared advanced scientific knowledge and create a common methodological ground for high skilled experts on Blue Growth in the Western Mediterranean Region in assessing environmental impacts in the marine sector.