Who Makes Decisions?

Who are the key decision makers in the UK fisheries, and what is their role?

“Top down” decision making is made by organisations and management bodies and then imposed on the fishing industry

Then more “bottom up” or co-management approaches are where individual fisheries & fishermen are actively engaged in the decision making:

Science is used by Regional Fisheries Management Organisations (RFMOs) or various scales of management organisations to inform management decisions.

Take a look at our Who’s Who of the UK Fishing Industry to see who else is involved and how we all connect

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