On the way to Green TransitionDec 29, 2022
The European Union (EU) is working towards its Green Deal objectives, including zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and decoupling economic growth from resource use. In the food sector, the EU aims to reduce the environmental impact of food production, strengthen resilience, and ensure affordable and healthy food for future generations. The Aquaculture industry is prioritizing building resilience and competitiveness, increasing consumer awareness and social acceptance, enhancing knowledge and innovation, and participating in the green transition as part of the Green Deal. The Greek government has included aquaculture in its strategic investments and there are several sources of funding available, including the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) and the Recovery and Resilience Fund, and is also planning to establish an Aquaculture Development Fund to support investments in the sector.