The NLREDA mandate is to represent the 19 Regional Economic Development Boards of the province on issues of common concern. As well, the association was formed to promote and strengthen relationships, communications, human resources and organizational dev ¬ READ MORE
Annual Report from the Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture. Outlines opportunities, challenges, and strategic issues.
The Coastal and Ocean Management Strategy and Policy Framework (the Strategy) represents the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s commitment to integrated coastal and ocean management in the province. It provides a long-term vision for planning and management, and conservation and sustainable use of the province’s coastal and ocean areas and resources.
The Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Program will be comprised of Departmental-initiated as well as industry-led projects, particularly new and innovative harvesting and processing technology and methods.
To help in the process of refining the understanding of the scale and scope of these potential challenges, the parties to the MOU and the MOU Steering Committee established a number of working groups, each with a specific mandate to examine the current situation in the areas of harvesting, processing and seafood sales and marketing. Each working group was to assess the current situation in each sector and make recommendations for change. The Steering Committee also appointed a Financial Analysis Working Group (FAWG), whose mandate it was to manage extensive surveys of industry participants in both the harvesting and processing sectors and report back on the current financial health of the industry.
Outlines the Seafood Industry Performance in 2011 with a market and production overview.