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Foundation to award USD 950,000 for fisheries innovation projects

UNITED STATES
Friday, April 20, 2018, 02:40 (GMT + 9)

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has made a request for proposals focusing on innovation and supporting effective participation of fishermen and fishing communities in the implementation of sustainable fisheries in the United States. The proposals being chosen in the framework of 2018 Fisheries Innovation Fund will be awarded up to USD 950,000 through this request, which also makes available funding provided through Community Service funds. In partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), NFWF seeks to support fishermen and communities as they work to meet the sustainable fisheries goals of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act of 2006. The chosen proposals will have to develop and carry out innovative approaches that: Promote full utilization of annual catch limits an... FULL STORY

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