Cyprus National Aquaculture Market Report for the years 2003-2007

ca 5 months (February 2009 – June 2009)

Funded by:
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Project Description:
This report was produced by MER and submitted to FAO to support the GFCM Working Group on Marketing on Aquaculture Products: Development of a Strategy for Marketing and Promotion of Mediterranean aquaculture. The report analyzed national 2003-2007 data and included: introduction, industry review (production trends, structure, costs, regulatory and structural context, economic context, potential for development), market review (consumption patterns of fishery products, market aspects of farmed fish, marketing & aquaculture producer’s organisations, traceability, labelling & certification, and potential niche markets), consumer demographics, SWOT analysis of national aquaculture industry and conclusions and recommendations.