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

Seaweed Farm Start-Ups – Application for Training

AFDF and partners will be holding the second set of Seaweed Farm Start-up Training Program workshops in the Winter of 2021. The program will be held virtually with an … Read More »

COVID-19 Updates

Update as of September 25, 2020 Important recent COVID-19 information to help you navigate this pandemic. INDUSTRY EVENTS November Alaska Symphony of Seafood Event … Read More »

Alaska Symphony of Seafood

The Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation Announces Postponement of November 2020 Symphony of Seafood Event and Rescheduling for Spring of 2021 The Alaska Fisheries … Read More »

Sustainability Certification News Articles

Certified Seafood Collaborative Now Owner of RFM Certification Program … Read More »

MSC certification of Alaska salmon

Update as of May 12, 2020 MSC Alaska Salmon Certificate of Conformity 2020 MSC Salmon Client Group List The Alaska salmon fishery originally received the certification of … Read More »

NOAA Fish Fry

NOAA Fish Fry This year, AFDF was invited to participate in the 43rd annual NOAA Fish Fry in Washington DC on June 6th. The NOAA Fish Fry provides an opportunity for … Read More »