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Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF) has served the Alaska seafood industry since 1978. AFDF represents harvesters, processors and support sector businesses. AFDF works on behalf of industry to identify problems common to the seafood industry and collaborates with coastal communities, research institutes and government agencies to develop effective solutions with shared benefits.

Current Projects & News

Request for Proposals

Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF) has issued the attached RFP for an economic … Read More »

ASMI improves RFM certification

After its last Board meeting, the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) announced that … Read More »

BioMarine Business Convention: Oct. 30-31, 2014

Recognized as a “broker for investment and innovation in marine bio resources”, this … Read More »

Improvements to Symphony considered for 2015

AFDF is considering making changes to the Alaska Symphony of Seafood which will improve … Read More »

Alaska Maritime Workforce Development Plan

Alaska’s maritime industry has reached a milestone – the adoption of a workforce … Read More »

Fishing Vessel Energy Audits Completed

In 2012, AFDF received a grant from the Alaska Legislature for a Fishing Vessel Energy … Read More »

Pacific cod sustainability certification underway

AFDF remains the client for the MSC sustainability certification of the P-cod fishery. The … Read More »

Winners of the 2014 Alaska Symphony of Seafood – Tilgner’s Ruby Red Smoked Sockeye

AFDF announced the winners of the Alaska Symphony of Seafood - an annual contest for new … Read More »