Small-scale fisheries in the Common Fisheries Policy

08-11-2012

The reform of the EU Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) is being negotiated by the European Parliament and the Council. Some proposals aim at a differentiated approach for small-scale fisheries (SSF), but the characterisation of "small-scale" is far from uniform in view of the diversity of the EU fishing fleet and its activities.

The reform of the EU Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) is being negotiated by the European Parliament and the Council. Some proposals aim at a differentiated approach for small-scale fisheries (SSF), but the characterisation of "small-scale" is far from uniform in view of the diversity of the EU fishing fleet and its activities.