North East Scotland Fisheries Development Partnership (NESFDP)
North East Scotland Fisheries Development Partnership (NESFDP) is a cross party, cross-sectoral group hosted by Aberdeenshire Council which seeks to provide a communication channel between the wider industry and its political representatives at all levels.
Future NESFDP Meetings
The next NESFDP meetings will take place at:
- 1pm on Friday 16th February 2018 in Committee Room 5, Woodhill House
- 1pm on Friday 22nd June 2018 in Committee Room 5, Woodhill House
- 1pm on Friday 2nd November 2018 in Committee Room 5, Woodhill House
Commissioned and funded by Aberdeenshire Council and Scottish Enterprise with input from Aberdeen City Council, a major study of the local fish processing sector was published on 11 May 2015.
The study analyses the current status of seafood processing in NE Scotland in the context of new Common Fisheries Policy and develops a strategy for growth.
NESFDP Meeting 17 November 2017
NESFDP Meeting 15 September 2017
Presentation (pdf 936KB) by Bertie Armstrong, Chief Executive SFF.
Presentation (pdf 5.21MB) by Patrick Hughes, Chief Executive, Seafood Scotland.
NESFDP Meeting 10 February 2017
Presentation (pdf 332KB) by Bertie Armstrong, Chief Executive SFF
Presentation (pdf 499KB) by Jennifer Russell: Seafish report on 2015 EU-Faeroe Bilateral Agreement
NESFDP Meeting 23 January 2015, Presentation by Ian Moir, Director, BDAplus
NESFDP Meeting 7 November 2014
NESFDP Meeting 9 May 2014 Presentation by Davie Anderson, Chair, NE Scotland Whitefish Supplies Forum
Letter from George Eustice MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Farming, Food and Marine Environment on Blue Whiting dated 28th October 2013.
Reply from UK Fisheries minister Richard Benyon to NESFDP letter dated 31st May 2012
- Richard Benyon reply to NESFDP letter (pdf 476kb)
Previous NESFDP Events/Meetings/News
NESFDP Meeting - 4th November 2016