EUMOFA workshop “COVID-19 and seafood: impact and way forward”

The workshop outlined how the COVID-19 crisis has been affecting fishery and aquaculture supply chains, shedding light on the measures taken by policy makers and stakeholders to address the economic effects of the crisis. Different points of view were presented, with special focus on the variety of impacts and of policy responses both in the EU and worldwide.

The panel of experts included:

  • Ms Maren Bøe (EUMOFA), Market analyst
  • Mr Marcio Castro de Souza (Food and Agriculture Organization), Senior Fishery Officer
  • Mr Javier Ojeda (Federation of European Aquaculture Producers), Interim General Secretary;
  • Mr Frank Evrat (Les Pêcheurs de Bretagne), Officer.

The event was moderated by Mr Alessandro Pititto (EUMOFA), Market intelligence coordinator.

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