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Overview
N.D.P. / C.S.F. Operational Programmes
Operational Programmes 2000 - 2006
Summaries of Operational Programmes 1994 - 1999
Environmental Services
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Industrial Development
Agriculture, Forestry & Rural development
Human Resources Development
Fisheries
Adjustment of Fishing Effort
Renewal and Modernisation of the Fishing Fleet
Aquaculture
Port Infrastructure and Facilities
Processing and Marketing
Promotion of Fish Product
Human Resources / Training
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Tourism
Local, Urban & Rural Development
Transport
Cohesion Fund
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Ireland's N.U.T.S II & III Regions
N.D.P. / C.S.F. Evaluation Process
Case Studies of Programmes / Projects
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Research

This measure is focused on enhancing the performance of the marine, inland fisheries and aquaculture sectors in Ireland through investment in project-based research and development and the upgrading of laboratory facilities.

A total of £8.17 million will be invested over the period of the programme, the E.U. will contribute £6.127 million. The objectives will be meet through:

  • Providing an enhanced research vessel capability.
  • Providing marine laboratory infrastructure at key national centres of expertise.
  • Increased value added in marine food products through project-based R & D.
  • Developing marine engineering and technology products and services through project-based R & D.
  • Undertaking a national survey of marine resources.
  • Improved management and development of marine inland fisheries and aquaculture through project-based R & D.

Overall administration of the programme is the responsibility of:
The National Marine Institute.
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