European Maritime and Fisheries Fund 2014-2020 EMFF Closed!


The EMFF shall contribute to the achievement of the following objectives:
  1. Promoting competitive, environmentally sustainable, economically viable and socially responsible fisheries and aquaculture;
  2. Fostering the implementation of the CFP;
  3. Promoting a balanced and inclusive territorial development of fisheries and aquaculture areas;
  4. Fostering the development and implementation of the Union’s IMP in a manner complementary to cohesion policy and to the CFP.
The pursuit of those objectives shall not result in an increase in fishing capacity.


  • Promoting environmentally sustainable, resource–efficient, innovative, competitive and knowledge–based fisheries.
  • Fostering environmentally sustainable, resource-efficient, innovative, competitive and knowledge-based aquaculture
  • Fostering the implementation of the CFP.
  • Increasing employment and territorial cohesion by pursuing the following specific objective: the promotion of economic growth, social inclusion and job creation, and providing support to employability and labour mobility in coastal and inland communities.
  • Fostering marketing and processing.
  • Fostering the implementation of the IMP.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the programme is:

  • 5.749,33 Million EUR (Global Budget)