Seafish have announced an initiative aims to help fishermen new routes to market and encourage consumers to try more locally caught fish and shellfish.
Plymouth City Council is fighting for the fishing industry’s future with its successful Call 4 Fish initiative (@Call4Fish on Twitter) and a call to the UK Government to do more to help a sector on the brink of collapse.
The National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisation (NFFO) has released a briefing to MPs on the COVID-19 support package for the fishing industry.
Seafish have announced that the deadline for applications for the current grant aided funding scheme for personal flotation devices (PFDs) with personal locator beacons (PLB)
The NFFO has said that pressure is mounting on the UK Government to deliver a support package for the fishing industry in England and Wales.
The CCRI are working with the New Economics Foundation (NEF), MRAG and Cefas on a project for DEFRA that is seeking to co-design, with fisheries stakeholders, principles and criteria that can be used to define low impact fishing.