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Published: 31.08.2020

The effects of Covid-19 on Faroese fisheries and aquaculture, and the implications for the Faroese economy

Project leader Unn Laksá

Resumé The overall objective is to analyse the impact of Covid-19 on Faroese fisheries and aquaculture companies and the implications for the Faroese economy. The economic and structural consequences of Covid-19 will be analysed based on semi-structured interviews with key stakeholders in these industries. The challenges and opportunities arising from Covid-19 will be identified and recommendations on potential steps to increase the resilience of the Faroese seafood sector and the economy as a whole will be put forward.

Project period 01.05.2020 - 07.10.2020 (Project closed)

Team Sjókovin and the Faculty of History and Social Sciences, University of the Faroe Islands.

Funding COVID-19 funding from the Research Council

Contact unn@sjokovin.fo

Publications  Report: Ávirkanin av Covid-19 á fiski- og alivinnuna og avleiðingarnar fyri føroyska búskapin

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