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Romania Provides 77 Million Euros for EU Fisheries

ROMANIA - The Romanian government has pledged 77 million Euros for the European Fisheries Fund over 2007-2013.

The Government at its meeting on November 4 approved the framework for the enactment of the procedures on evaluation, selection, contract, acquisition, payment, control and monitoring relevant to the projects co-financed from the Fund through the Operational Programme on Fisheries (OPF) 2007-2013 for the full duration of the programme, says Financiarul.

The co-funding assigned Romania by the European Fisheries Fund for the same period totals 230 million euros, following the European Commission’s approval of the Operational Programme on Fisheries 2007-2013 on Dec. 14, 2007.

The institutions directly involved in the implementation of the normative act provisions are the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Rural Development and Fisheries Payments Agency and the National Agency for Fisheries and Aquaculture.