|The Fishing Credits System summary|
March 2010 | Read the summary
We believe very strongly and passionately in a sustainable future for EU fisheries, but the European Union's Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) is failing. It is time for a completely new approach. That is why ClientEarth and the Marine Conservation Society are proposing a different way of managing fisheries under the CFP, which we call the Fishing Credits System (FCS). The FCS has three core goals: simplicity, sustainability and incentivisation.