The Irish South and
West Fish Producer's Organisation Ltd. (IS&WFPO) was established in
1995. The organisation represents fishermen in the south and west coast of Ireland
and has membership of primarily whitefish vessels ranging from 12m to 30m.
The organisational structure consists of a Chairman, Secretary,
Manager and a Board of Directors. The Board consists of 11 Directors who represent the members from the
different areas of operation.
Aims and Objectives:
Fish Producers Organisation (POs) were originally
devised as a means of encouraging implementation of market stability
mechanisms with the EU. However, this is not their sole function where
the overall purpose of the POs is to:
guarantee where possible a fair income to producers
the market in order to adjust supply to market requirement
the application of common marketing standards