Seafood Policy and Development
To maximise the long term contribution of the sea fishing sector to the National Economy
- The division is responsible for National, EU and International policy development.
- The Division also works towards the setting of and implementing rules and regulations for the Irish Fishing Industry in order to satisfy National and EU obligations.
- The division is responsible for the management and monitoring of grant aid schemes for the Sea Fisheries and Seafood Processing Sectors funded under the NDP 2000-2006. It is also responsible for the closure of the Fisheries Operational Programme 1994-1999 and PESCA Initiative 1994 - 1999.