Importance of FIPs
Castletownbere Co-op understands the importance of FIPs to simultaneously improve both the sustainability of fisheries and to access markets which demand sustainability and environmental credentials.
Development of FIPs
The company has identified that this is a very important initiative and is a key stakeholder in the development of FIPs for Nephrops, Albacore Tuna, Monkfish, Megrims and Hake. In addition, the Co-op aims to have all its vessels involved in FIPs for respective target species.