Launching a FIP

Resources that provide guidance on launching a FIP, including resources for workplan development, participants, and budgeting.

 

Workplan Development

Marine Stewardship Council Fishery Improvement Action Plan Tool

World Wildlife Fund - US FIP Handbook: Guidelines for Developing Fishery Improvement Projects
Pages 26-28 provide an overview of how to develop a workplan, and pages 58-68 offer a template tool FIPs can use to create their workplans.

Sustainable Fisheries Partnership FIP Detailed Workplan Guidance and Template

Sustainable Fisheries Partnership FIP Public Workplan Guidance and Template

 

Participants

Marine Stewardship Council Partnering for Sustainable Fisheries Tool
A guide on how to develop and work in partnerships to support fisheries as they improve toward MSC certification.

World Wildlife Fund - US FIP Handbook: Guidelines for Developing Fishery Improvement Projects
Page 9 provides details about identifying and engaging FIP participants.

Sustainable Fisheries Partnership FIP Toolkit Participant Agreement Template and Example

 

Budgeting

Sustainable Fisheries Partnership FIP Toolkit Example Budget

World Wildlife Fund - US FIT Financial Toolkit: Guidelines for Financing Fisheries in Transition (FIT)
A comprehensive handbook providing guidance about financing mechanisms to those interested in developing and implementing fishery improvement projects.