Impacts of COVID-19 on Aquatic Food Supply Chains in Egypt February – July 2020
- We conducted a bi-weekly phone survey with fish supply chain actors in Egypt to assess impacts of COVID-19 on the availability and price of aquatic foods and production inputs. Respondents answered questions about their activity between the months of February and July 2020. The sample totalled 75 respondents, comprised of the following: feed mills (7), feed sellers (10), fish hatcheries (10), fish farmers (25), traders (7) and retailers (16). The areas covered included the Governorates of Kafr El-Sheikh (52%), Sharkia (33%), Beheira (4%), Fayoum (4%), Giza (3%), Damietta (3%), Cairo (1%) and Dakahlia (1%). Most farmers were located in the Kafr El-Sheikh and Sharkia Governorate. A complete summary of survey results can be accessed here.