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 Detailed and 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 Partnership Participant Agreement Template

Budgeting

Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Budget Template 

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.

World Wildlife Fund - FIP Budgeting Template