By supreme decree No. 011-2022-PRODUCE The extension of the formalization period was made official today for fishing cooperatives of the pilot programs implemented to strengthen artisanal fishing in production chains until July 31, 2023.
It was also determined through this rule that the fishing permits granted within the framework of the aforementioned pilot programs will expire on that date, in case of non-compliance with any of the general conditions provided for in the general provisions for the strengthening of artisanal fishing in production chains.
With the aforementioned supreme decree, numeral 6.9 of article 6 of Supreme Decree No. 006-2016-Produce is modified in this sense.
Nevertheless, It is still expected that the formalization period for fishing vessels registered in the Artisanal Fishing Information System II (SIFORPA) will be extended, whose term expires this Sunday, July 31. In the hands of Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) The emergency decree is being issued for this purpose, according to the Association of Artisanal Fishing Owners Mar de Paita (Apamarpa).
“There are more than 2,000 vessels that could not be formalized if the term is not extended and it would affect 10,000 fishermen, speaking only of direct positions. We want Produce and the MEF to understand that great informality and corruption could be created because the fishermen will go out to work anyway. We have the will to do things well, that’s why we ask for an extension of the term”, said Edwin Houghton, president of Apamarpa. The Republic.