Sustaining Oceans, Nourishing the World
Balancing biodiversity conservation, sustainable use of natural resources, and providing food security for the world.
What We Do
Navigating the future of fisheries
The International Coalition of Fisheries Associations (ICFA) is a beacon of advocacy, research, and unity in the global fishing industry. Guided by sustainability, we use our collective voice and knowledge to ensure a thriving future for the oceans and the communities they nourish.
Many oceans, one voice
We unite fishing associations worldwide, influencing policy and setting the course for responsible practices.
Casting nets of knowledge
Our research initiatives shape sustainable fishing, driving innovations that conserve ocean biodiversity.
Turning the tide on regulation
ICFA challenges inadequate regulations and advocates for balanced governance, steering policy towards sustainable management.
By the numbers
members across 6 continents
workers employed by our members
vessels in the seas and oceans
meals provided to families across the world
Why We Do It
Making waves for global impact
ICFA isn’t just about seafood; it’s about feeding nations, boosting economies, fair rules, and setting the record straight.
Ensuring a stable food supply
Our work ensures a continuous supply of nutritious seafood, contributing to global food stability.
Strengthening the global economy
ICFA strengthens the fishing industry, creating jobs and boosting economies worldwide.
Advocating for equitable rules
We fight for regulations that are fair to all stakeholders, leveling the maritime playing field.
We challenge misconceptions, offering fact-based perspectives on the fishing industry.