Developing Alaska’s seafood industry since 1978.

AFDF’s mission is to identify common opportunities in the Alaska seafood industry and to develop efficient, sustainable outcomes that provide benefits to the economy, environment and communities.

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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

Call for Product 2021-2022

AFDF announced the 2021-2022 Alaska Symphony of Seafood, including the Call for Product and exciting new changes to the event. The deadline for entry into this year’s … Read More »

MSC certification of Alaska salmon

Update as of June 10, 2021 MSC Salmon Client Group List Update as of February 8, 2021 MSC Alaska Salmon Certificate of Conformity 2020 MSC Salmon Client Group … Read More »

Invitation to join the Alaska Mariculture Alliance

Membership applications due by June 23, 2021                                                        The Alaska Mariculture Task Force (Task Force) is inviting all those … Read More »

Alaska Symphony of Seafood

Alaska Symphony of Seafood – 2020/2021 Events Cancelled - Call for Product for 2021/22 events in August 2021 The Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF), organizer of … Read More »

Sustainability Certification News Articles

January 25, 2021 - MSC certification of Gulf of Alaska Cod reinstated, effective Jan. 1st; RFM certification remains in place July 1, 2020 - Certified Seafood Collaborative … Read More »

SSP Mariculture Training

SSP Kelp and Oyster Farming Workshop Resources AFDF thanks all partners who helped put on the 2021 Sustainable Southeast Partnership Kelp & Oyster Farming Workshop! … Read More »