European Maritime and Fisheries Fund – EMFF ensures funds for the fisheries industry and coastal communities in order to adapt them to changed conditions in the sector and support the attainment of economic and ecological sustainability.

In the new budget period 2014- 2020, the program has provided a budget of 6.57 billion euros. Business subjects and organizations in the Member States can apply for funds from the European Fund for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries under the principle of co-financing rates, which depend on the type of project.


Within the joint management:

  1. Sustainable development of fisheries
  2. Sustainable development of aquaculture
  3. Sustainable development of fisheries areas
  4. Compensation for additional costs in the outermost regions for fishery products and aquaculture
  5. Accompanying measures