Federation of European Aquaculture Producers

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Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

Lobbying Costs

None declared

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2.25 Fte (3)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Federation of European Aquaculture Producers   (FEAP)

    EU Transparency Register

    42738291569-54 First registered on 23 Apr 2009

    Goals / Remit

    The aims of the Federation are the following;
    a. to develop and establish a common policy on questions relating to the production and the commercialisation of aquaculture species that are reared commercially.
    b. to make known to the appropriate authorities the common policies envisaged above.
    c. to promote the development of skills and knowledge within European aquaculture

    Main EU files targeted

    Common Fisheries Policy (for aquaculture) - Food safety legislation - Aquatic Animal Health Directive - Environmental legislation (Water Framework Directive, Marine Strategy Framework Directive, Biodiversity Directive, Biocides Directive, Birds Directive, Natura 2000).
    Food Security - Bioeconomy - Circular Economy strategies.
    Research and innovation initiatives under Horizon 2020, particularly within scope of Bioeconomy.
    Single Market for Green Products (Product Environment Footprint)
    SMART solutions. Lifelong learning.


    Head Office
    rue Blaise Pascal 160
    St Jean d'Illac F-33127
    EU Office
    Avenue des Arts 56
    BRUXELLES 1000


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 23 Feb 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Kathryn Stack 08 Jan 2019 01 Jan 2020

    Complementary Information

    Activities are followed by the FEAP Management Committee (President + 5 Vice-Presidents + Past-President) and the FEAP Secretariat (4 persons). Where appropriate, Member Associations provide expertise from their own membership profile.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Trade and business associations

  • Networking


    FEAP is a member of the Aquaculture Advisory Council and the Market Advisory Council. It also participates in other EC Committees, notably concerning animal health, welfare, and environmental issues.
    FEAP is a member of the European Aquaculture Technology and Innovation Platform (EATIP), for whom the FEAP Secretariat provides support facilities - see www.eatip.eu
    It is a member of AquaTnet (primarily a specialised research/training network).
    FEAP also participates - through official liaison status - in the Aquaculture Committee of the General Fisheries Council of the Mediterranean and the sub-Committee on Aquaculture of the Committee on Fisheries of the FAO. see www.fao.org
    FEAP also has a Memorandum of cooperation with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, relating to proposals/Actions for assuring the sustainable development of aquaculture.
    FEAP is part of the “European Livestock Voice” platform (meatthefacts.eu)

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

    Total organisational budget in closed year


    Major funding types in closed year

    Member's contribution

    Major contributions in closed year

    Grant EU projects 41,000€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Antimicrobial Resistance One Health Network#E03853#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3853 #Member #C#SMEs#Expert Group on the European Food Security Crisis Preparedness and Response Mechanism#E03829#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3829 #Member #C#Industry, SMEs#Advisory Group on Sustainability of Food Systems#E03832#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3832 #Member #C#Industry, SMEs#Working Group on Seeds and Propagating Material#Working Group on Plant Health#Animal Health Advisory Comittee#EU Platform on Animal Welfare#E03504#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3504 #Member #C#Industry, Professionals, SMEs

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Regular participation in Intergroup Climate Change, Biodiversity & Sustainable Development

    Communication activities

    Member of the Aquaculture Advisory Council - Member of Executive Committee and all Working Groups
    Coordinator of 'FindIT' FP7 project - Project 612598
    Participant in EC FP7 projects 'FISHBOOST', 'TRAFOON' and 'ORAQUA'
    Participant in EC Horizon2020 project 'CLIMEFISH', 'FUTUREEUAQUA', 'NEWTECHAQUA'
    Participant in ErasmusPlus projects 'BLUE EDU' and 'OPTIMAL'
    Organiser of 'Aquaculture in Motion'
    Organiser of FEAP Annual Meeting
    Publisher of 'FEAP Annual Report' and production statistics
    Publisher of www.feap.info

    Other activities

    The core subject matter of the activities of the FEAP in this respect are to provide responses to information requests or to present consolidated opinions on matters affecting the professional fish farming sector to interested bodies at European level (e.g. Aquaculture Advisory Council, Markets Advisory Council, the Fisheries Committee of the European Parliament). FEAP is a member of the Aquaculture Advisory Council and the Markets Advisory Council.
    FEAP has participated in official consultation efforts concerning the reform of the Common Fisheries Policy and related instruments, including the Common Organisation of the Markets for Fisheries and Aquaculture Products and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.
    The FEAP has also participated in European RTDi Framework projects, principally support and coordination actions, where the FEAP guarantees dissemination and communication actions targeting the profession and public society.

  • Meetings


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    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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