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Kent and Essex IFCA Information Sheets

Kent and Essex IFCA Information Sheets

Kent and Essex IFCA has developed a number of stickers and information sheets that can be used by both commercial and recreational fishermen to check they are landing sizeable fish. If you would like one of these free stickers or information sheets please contact info@kentandessex-ifca.gov.uk 

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AIFCA Briefings Invitation to Tender

AIFCA Briefings Invitation to Tender

The Association of Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities (AIFCA) is in the process of developing the following contract; AIFCA Briefings. We would be grateful if you could provide a quotation for the services detailed in the specification HERE. Please return...

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Updates on Fisheries Management Plans

Updates on Fisheries Management Plans

The ten regional IFCAs in England continue to engage in the development of Fisheries Management Plans (FMPs). These Plans will shape the future direction of fisheries in England. Our research shows that many inshore fisheries are currently suffering from: A lack of...

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Ocean and Coastal Future for theNext Decade

Ocean and Coastal Future for theNext Decade

25th & 26th January 2023 CoastalFutures2023 Our Ocean and Coastal Future for theNext Decade The two-day conference will be held in-person at the Royal Geographical Society in London and live-streamed to reach a wider audience than ever before. Alongside leading...

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Communication and Engagement Project

Communication and Engagement Project

The Association of Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities (AIFCA) are in the process of developing the following contract; Communication and engagement capacity building project. We would be grateful if you could provide a quotation for the services as...

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New Role for AIFCA on the UK Gear Forum

New Role for AIFCA on the UK Gear Forum

The AIFCA has accepted a position on the UK Gear Forum. The UK Gear Forum discusses and advance sustainability (economic, environmental and social) in all (mobile and static) wild capture fisheries, through the lens of selective gear innovations. The Forum’s work...

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Advancing Knowledge Award for Chief Officer

Advancing Knowledge Award for Chief Officer

The Chief Officer was awarded Bournemouth Universities Advancing Knowledge Award. The judges summed up Robert Clark’s achievements by saying: “Robert has demonstrated a significant impact on his industry and on leading environmental issues in the sector. He has...

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Have your say on HPMAs in the North

Have your say on HPMAs in the North

Defra have launched a 3 month consultation on Highly Protected Marine Areas (HPMAs) which can be accessed here. This includes the candidate sites, Allonby Bay in Cumbria and Lindisfarne, Northumberland. A factsheet is provided in relation to each site. Defra are...

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IFCA Funding Challenges Ahead Discussed

IFCA Funding Challenges Ahead Discussed

IFCA Funding 20 January 2022 At the annual Coastal Futures Conference many speakers and members of the audience have raised questions about IFCA funding. Here the Association of IFCAs, the national voice of the IFCAs in England provides an overview of the funding...

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New Defra Report on IFCAs Welcomed

New Defra Report on IFCAs Welcomed

The Association of IFCAs is the representative body for the ten IFCAs in England. The Association welcomes the ‘Evaluation of the Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities commissioned by Defra’ which has recently been published. The independent report, commissed...

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it is only by leading, championing and managing a sustainable marine environment and inshore fisheries that we can be successful as an Association.

Tony Tomlinson MBE

Chairman, Association of IFCA