More funding for UK fishing sector


The UK government has made around £6 million in match funding available to projects that develop the catching, processing and aquaculture sectors 

Administered by the Marine Management Organisation on behalf of Defra, this latest round of the Fisheries and Seafood Scheme (FaSS) builds on the £27 million already supporting more than 1,300 projects.

Successful applicants will be able to invest in a range of activities such as health and safety equipment, processing equipment, vessel modification to improve energy efficiency, innovation partnerships and support to diversify and create new forms of income.

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