EMFF

AcronymDefinition
EMFFEthnic Minority Flexible Fund (England, UK)
EMFFEast Midlands Fine Foods (UK)
EMFFEarth Mother Father Foundation (Sedona, AZ)
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Whether you are a committed outdoor enthusiast or more of an armchair fan, or if you simply enjoy hearing enthralling stories set against incredibly beautiful scenery, there is something for you at the EMFF.
It has also recognized the challenge for CDTI to be an intermediate management body of the EMFF, designing specific instruments to support innovation and investment in the fishing and aquaculture sectors, while at the same time assessing very positively the complementary role of the transversal approach offered by the other CDTI programs.
The EMFF will also provide support for temporary cessation of activity for a maximum of six months in case of the non-renewal of a fisheries agreement between the EU and a third country (Article 32).
The EMFF Scheme is very diverse and whilst we have received a wide range of projects since launch, we continue to welcome projects in 2018 including innovation projects, scientific - based projects and those with an emphasis on marine conservation.
Councillor Roisin Mulgrew, Chairperson of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, said: SEAFLAG, through the previous funding programme, successfully delivered 2 million to a range of projects across the fishing dependent communities in Ardgass, Kilkeel and Portavogie and I am delighted that this success has been recognised and that we have been selected to deliver the new programme of the EMFF.
The Minister added However there are implications for progressing with such an instrument, notably that take-up of such a loan would lead to a consequential reduction for the recipient farmer or SME in their RDP or EMFF investment grant.
The EMFF will also finance the collection and management of fishing data used, for instance, to calculate maximum sustainable yield (MSY, or the catch rate that ensures renewal of stocks) as required by the new CFP rules and to refine scientific data on different fish stocks needed for sustainable fisheries management.
The discussions, on 15 July, therefore essentially focused on apportionment - the EMFF will have a budget of 6.
Welcoming the announcement Head of Seafood Scotland, Patrick Hughes said: We are delighted with the EMFF award.
However, the schedule is tight and it is unlikely that, even in case of a final agreement before the end of the year, the EMFF will be operational before 1 January 2014.
MEPs reintroduce the subsidy for vessel construction (abolished in 2002) by establishing that the EMFF may support investments in the renewal of vessels used for small-scale and coastal fishing (vessels less than 12 metres long) and more than 35 years old "if it is demonstrated that there is an imbalance between fishing opportunities and fleet capacity" and in return for the demolition of vessels over 35 years old.
Having worked with the FLAGs to develop their strategies and help them through the EMFF FLAG selection process over the last 11 months it is very rewarding to reach the point where these strategies can come to fruition.