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- Damanaki launching new online market intelligence tool for fisheries
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- Agriculture and Fisheries Council, 22 April 2013
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- Commissioner Maria Damanaki Welcomes European Parliament support to ban discarding in the Skagerrak
England’s inshore fisheries encouraged
The government of England has open up opportunities inviting interested people to influence the management of inshore fisheries.
England’s inshore fisheries has invited public interference in the management of inshore fisheries around the Eastern, North Eastern, Kent and Essex, North Western and Isles of Scilly are being encouraged to apply to join the regions' inshore fisheries and conservation authorities (IFCAs). There are 10 IFCAs around the country’s coastline which have been responsible for the sustainable management of sea fisheries within 12 nautical miles from shore. They have the power to make byelaws to protect fisheries resources and the environment in their area as well as enforcing national and European fisheries legislation.
Members of IFCAs are knowledgeable about the inshore marine area, such as commercial and recreational fishermen, environmental groups and marine researchers. The Eastern IFCA, North Eastern IFCA, Kent and Essex IFCA, North Western IFCA and Isles of Scilly IFCA are all looking for a new member with experience and interest in commercial fisheries. Liz Humphreys, Acting Director of Operations and Compliance for the Marine Management Organisation which is carrying out the recruitment said that this right time for the people who are particularly interested and experienced in the inshore fisheries and marine issues to use their skills to influence how these resources are used and managed in the future.
IFCA will take care of all the expenses of the members as the positions are voluntary. The recruitment process will be open, transparent, objective and fair for all candidates. It will be carried out in line with the Nolan Principles, which underpin the Commissioner for Public Appointments Code of Practice.
WorldFishingToday d. 21-04-2012