- helps fishermen in the transition to sustainable fishing
- supports coastal communities in diversifying their economies
- finances projects that create new jobs and improve quality of life along European coasts
- makes it easier for applicants to access financing.
More information about the EMFF is available from the EU's website.
The UK's share of the EMFF is €243 million (around £190 million), which is split between England (€92.1 million), Scotland (€107.7 million) Northern Ireland (€23.5 million) and Wales (€19.7 million).
Further information on the UK's priorities for utilising its share of the EMFF and guidance on how to apply can be found here:
• Northern Ireland