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Eligibility of strategies in the EMFF Regulation

According to Article 63 of the EMFF Regulation CLLD the scope of eligibility is very broad: “Support for community led local development strategies may be granted for the following objectives:

a) Adding value, creating jobs, attracting young people and promoting innovation at all stages of the supply chain of fisheries and aquaculture products.

b) Supporting diversification inside or outside commercial fisheries, lifelong learning and jobs creation in fisheries and aquaculture areas

c) Enhancing and capitalising on the environmental assets of fisheries and aquaculture areas including operations to mitigate climate change

d) Promoting social well-being and cultural heritage including fisheries aquaculture and maritime cultural heritage.

e) Strengthening the role of fisheries communities in local development and the governance of local fisheries resources and maritime activities.”