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List of Projects Funded under Fisheries Enhancement Fund

2018 - 2019 | 2017 - 2018

Project Title   Project Description   Applicant Organisation   Funded Amount (HK$)   Completion Report
(Available in
Chinese only)
 

Pearl Farming Pilot Project

 

This is a multi-year pilot project for pearl farming in Hong Kong, aiming at diversifying mariculture activities in Hong Kong. The project is expected to develop expertise in pearl farming and employment opportunities to fishermen affected by the trawl ban.

 

Aberdeen Fisherwomen Association

 

1,477,600
(For Year 17/18)

 

**

 

Study on the Current Status of Capture Fisheries Industry in Hong Kong and Strategy towards Sustainable Fisheries Development

 

This Study mainly aims to (1) understand the current status of the capture fisheries industry by means of field survey with fishermen and (2) recommend strategy to enhance efficiency and safety based on the survey findings with the ultimate goal of attaining sustainable fisheries development in Hong Kong.

 

Hong Kong Fishery Alliance

 

500,000

 

 

Installation of Radar Reflector for Fishing Vessels under 15 m

 

The Project will encourage fishermen to install radar reflectors for small vessels under 15 m to reduce risk of marine collision. The radar reflector to be installed is expected to enhance the marine safety.

 

Aberdeen Fisherwomen Association

 

800,000

 

**

 

Hong Kong Fisheries Festival - Planning and Feasibility Study

 

This Project aims to study the feasibility of organizing a series of fishermen culture-theme events in Hong Kong, namely the Hong Kong Fisheries Festival. It is expected that such events could increase public understanding of HK fishermen and their culture, heighten awareness on fishermen's contribution in Hong Kong, allow exchange of knowledge and expertise, etc.

 

Hong Kong Fishery Alliance

 

150,000

 

Note:
** Completion Report to be published upon the submission by Applicant Organisation and acceptance of Fisheries Enhancement Fund Management Committee