Sustainable Inshore Fisheries Trust

Sustainable Inshore Fisheries Trust

Charity information

Sustainable Inshore Fisheries Trust

SIFT develops and implements new fisheries management measures, and works to increase the representation of a wider range of stakeholders in fisheries management. We also promote inshore fishery policy development up the political agenda at Scotland's parliament and promote the most policy-relevant areas of research to ensure that fisheries policies are based on sound science.

Founded 2011

  • Mission statement

    SIFT's vision is to promote the sustainable management of Scotland’s inshore waters so that they provide the maximum long term benefits to all coastal communities.

    Healthy, diverse, sustainable, economically thriving and resilient inshore waters around Scotland can only be achieved by making inshore fisheries more environmentally sustainable and economically viable.

  • Aims

    Sustainable Inshore Fisheries Trust aims to:

    • To promote the sustainable management of Scotland’s inshore waters so that they provide the maximum long term benefits to all coastal communities.
  • Overview

    Established: May 2011

    Board members: 5

    Full time staff: 2

    Part time staff: 1

    Phone number: 01312432749

    Address: Thorn House 5 Rose StreetEdinburgh EH2 2PR

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