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Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation Company Profile

06:56 EDT 19th June 2018 | BioPortfolio

Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation is a private non-profit corporation dedicated to creating opportunities out of challenges in Alaska's commercial fishing industry. We help groups join forces to make things happen that otherwise might not.
AFDF has been in existence for over 27 years and has a long track record of working with Federal and state fisheries management agencies, the fishing industry, and the scientific community to find ways to bring greater economic value and conservation to our fisheries. As an entity that is affiliated with the fishing community yet does not have a governmental or regulatory role, we are in a unique position to partner with industry to explore new research and development opportunities that can lead to productive changes in fisheries management at a later time. To our knowledge, there is no other entity in this region that can perform such a role.

Location

900 W. 5th Ave., Suite 400
Anchorage
Alaska
99501
United States of America

Contact

Phone: 907-276-7315
Fax: 907-276-7311
Email: information@afdf.org


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Aid for oceans and fisheries in developing world drops by 30 percent

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PubMed Articles [1169 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Self-Determination in Health Research: An Alaska Native Example of Tribal Ownership and Research Regulation.

Alaska Native (AN) and American Indian (AI) people are underrepresented in health research, yet many decline to participate in studies due to past researcher misconduct. Southcentral Foundation (SCF),...

Responding to concerning posts on social media: Insights and solutions from American Indian and Alaska Native youth.

This study aimed to understand American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) adolescents' perspectives on concerning social media posts, including those expressing suicidal intent.

Cytochrome P450 Genetic Variation Associated with Tamoxifen Biotransformation in American Indian and Alaska Native People.

Despite evidence that pharmacogenetics can improve tamoxifen pharmacotherapy, there are few studies with American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) people. We examined variation in cytochrome P450 (CYP)...

Alaska nurse practitioners' barriers to use of prescription drug monitoring programs.

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Ecosystem-based fisheries management: Perception on definitions, implementations, and aspirations.

Ecosystem-based fisheries management (EBFM) was developed to move beyond single species management by incorporating ecosystem considerations for the sustainable utilization of marine resources. Due to...

Clinical Trials [1899 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Drug Therapy for Alcohol Dependence in Alaska Natives (Naltrexone/Sertraline)

This study will assess the ability of naltrexone (Revia) to reduce the risk of relapse in Alaska natives with alcohol dependence. The study will also examine whether a combination of nalt...

The Invisible Fishers

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Alaska Native Collaborative Hub for Resilience Research

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Supporting American Indian/Alaska Native Mothers and Daughters in Reducing Gestational Diabetes Risk

The purpose of this study is to modify an existing Reproductive Health intervention for adolescents with diabetes for Gestational Diabetes and make it culturally appropriate American India...

Caries Transmission Prevention in Alaska Native Infants

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