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New Fisheries Fund

New Fisheries Fund
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The European Maritime & Fisheries Fund (EMFF) is the fund for the EU’s maritime and fisheries policies for 2014 – 2020. It is one of the five European Structural and Investment (ESI) Funds which complement each other and seek to promote a growth and job based recovery in Europe.

The purpose of the fund is to:

  • Help fishermen in the transition to sustainable fishing
  • Support coastal economies in diversifying their economies
  • Finance projects that create new jobs and improve quality of life along European coasts
  • Make it easier for applicants to access financing

Follow this link to find out more about the EMFF

Coastal Change Pathfinder

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