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The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) is the main supporting instrument to the new Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) which will seek, from 2014 to 2020, to improve the social, economic and environmental sustainability of Europe’s seas and coasts by supporting local projects, businesses and communities on the ground.

For further information please see:

DG MARE

EMFF Rules and Regulations

Legal basis:.

  • Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013 laying down common provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund, the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund and laying down general provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006
  • Regulation (EU) No508/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF).
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