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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Turning Challenges into Opportunities...
through Research & Development.

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

AFDF hires new staff, grows organizational capacity

The Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF) recently hired two new staff members: Hannah Wilson has served as the Development Director since April, and Julie Cisco will … Read More »

Job Announcement

Executive Director for the Alaska Mariculture Alliance (AMA) The Alaska Mariculture Alliance (AMA) is seeking an Executive Director to help shape the future of mariculture in … Read More »

2021 – 2022 Winners of the Alaska Symphony of Seafood

AFDF Announces Winners of the Alaska Symphony of Seafood - Juneau, Alaska The Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation is proud to announce the winners of the 2022 Alaska … Read More »

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 May 26, 2022 MSC Salmon Client Group List Update as of June 10, 2021 MSC Salmon Client Group List Update … 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 »