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  IFA Aquaculture Chairman Michael Mulloy said amendments to rules for the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) have been introduced which allows for support measures to be implemented for aquaculture producers.

IFA has made a detailed submission to the Government and the EU Commission in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The full submission is available here.

Irish aquaculture is experiencing a severe and unexpected impact due to the COVID-19 pandemic with market closures and disturbances having an unprecedented level of disruption.

Following the latest government guidelines for Essential Services during the Covid-19 crisis, announced on Saturday 29thMarch 2020, Aquaculture is included as an ‘Essential Service’ as  ‘farmers, farm labourers, farm relief service workers, and others involved directly or indirectly in crop and animal production and related activities’. Additional support services that facilitate the aquaculture sector are […]

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