Environmental Defense Grant



Organization - Environmental Defense
Grant Amount - $1,891,251
Foundation - Moore Foundation
Grant Purpose - This grant to Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) builds on previous work to establish an individual fishing quota (IFQ) management system in the trawl sector of the Pacific groundfish fishery. In the renewal grant, EDF will work to ensure that the rules and implementing measures of the trawl sector are finalized as a model of sustainable fisheries management and will work to initiate a formal Pacific Fishery Management Council process to extend quota share management to other sectors in the Pacific groundfish fishery.


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