Journal Article

Designed for Failure: A Critique of the Common Fisheries Policy of the European Union

Authors

  • Setareh Khalilian
  • Rainer Fröse
  • Till Requate
  • Alexander Prölß
Publication Date

The Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) of the European Union has neither lived up to its aim of enhancing the sustainability of fish stocks nor that of improving the economic competitiveness of the fishing industry. This paper discusses the failure of the CFP from a biological, economical, legal and political perspective.

Key Words

  • EU policy
  • sustainable fisheries

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