Farmed salmon represents half of Faroe Islands’ export value
Aquaculture as Faroe Islands’ economic backbone
One the most important sectors of the Faroese economy is aquaculture. Fishing has been the main source of income for the Faroe Islands since the late 19th century. Fish and fish products represent between 90 and 95 percent of total export value, and around 20 percent of the GDP. Farmed salmon is a vital part of the Faroese economy, representing half of the country’s export value and providing valuable jobs for communities around the islands.
EWA- Empowering Women in Agrifood
Training, mentoring, business coaching and networking opportunities for women entrepreneurs in the agrifood sector
The objective of this programme is to motivate early stage female entrepreneurs to harness their power, understand their innate ability to succeed and overcome any obstacles, equip them with the appropriate knowledge,confidence and networks to successfully start and develop sustainable businesses.Read more