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Fisheries and aquaculture in the Mediterranean and Black Sea: A preliminary analysis of the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis

Posted on 26/06/2020

Throughout the world, the fisheries and aquaculture sectors are facing the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. With a view to sharing information among its countries and facilitating a reflection on future responses, the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) has conducted a preliminary analysis of the impacts of this crisis on the fisheries and aquaculture sectors in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea region.

The analysis was carried out from the beginning of the crisis, on the basis of available information. The main sources used included responses to a questionnaire circulated by the GFCM to its countries, direct consultations with relevant partners, media articles and digital posts published from 1 March 2020.

For more information on the main findings, please visit: http://www.fao.org/in-action/globefish/news-events/details-news/en/c/1273256/

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