The International Institute of Fisheries Economics & Trade (IIFET) is a global organization consisting 700+ members from over 65 countries around the world.

IIFET provides an international forum for the exchange of research, information, and ideas on the economics of fisheries management, seafood trade, and aquaculture.

Our goal is to advance the productive use of economic theory and analysis to answer critical questions surrounding the sustainable use of marine resources and to ensure future livelihoods of those who produce food from the sea.

IIFET members represent a wide and global diversity of perspectives on economic issues touching on the use and development of fisheries and aquaculture sectors, from international, national, and regional governments and agencies, industry and trade organizations, and academia. Not only economists, but also those involved in developing and implementing policies governing fisheries resources, together with those who experience these policies' effects in the marketplace, are encouraged to participate. Material presented at our conferences ranges from the applied to the theoretical, with all welcome to propose their work for scientific review and presentation.

Please explore the links (left and below) to discover more about our activities and institutional history, become a member, or to meet us at one of our outstanding international biennial conferences at fascinating international sites.

Visit the conference website for information on our next event, IIFET 2016 Scotland, or see the links below for details.

IIFET Online PaymentPAY DUES

Link to the Transcript of "The Business of Fishing" film by Seafish

IIFET Scotland 2016 conference information:
IIFET 2016 Scotland Official Conference Website

IIFET 2016 Proceedings Format

IIFET 2016 Scotland "Get Published" Workshop Materials (access limited to IIFET Members only).

See the IIFET 2016 Scotland event on Facebook.

IIFET 2015 Annual Report

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IIFET Newsletter, 2016

IIFET Newsletter, 2015

A list of our Institutional/Corporate Supporters

IIFET Government Members:

Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand

Royal Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

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