Representation

ROLES OF INSHORE FISHERIES GROUP’S (IFG’S)

Provide proposals to the Welsh Marine Fisheries Advisory Group (WMFAG) relating to fisheries management within the groups region of Wales.

Assist the WMFAG to engage with those with interest in fisheries and the marine environment within the IFG region.

Feedback the views of the wider stakeholder within the IFG region

 

IFG Members

Group members will be expected to:

Demonstrate they are able to represent a wide range of people for a particular interest (i.e represent an organization)

Demonstrate, where possible, that they are able to represent more than one organization;

Demonstrate they are able to feedback to a wide range of stakeholders on local policy implications;

Demonstrate knowledge of and experience relevant to the fishing industry;

Demonstrate they are available to attend quarterly meetings of the regional IFG.

ROLE OF WALES MARINE FISHERIES ADVISORY GROUP (WMFAG)

Provide expert advise to the Fisheries Unit and Minister for natural resources to Fisheries Management;

Assist the Fisheries Unit to engage with those with interests in fisheries and the marine environment;

Feedback to the IFGs on national policy implications;

Represent the views of the IFGs at WMFAG meetings;

Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of policies and strategies relating to fisheries management;

Be closely linked to marine stakeholder structure and the Minister for Natural Resources.