Production of freshwater fish in sustainable aquaculture farms


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Production of freshwater fish in sustainable aquaculture farms
SectorMost major industry classification systems use sources of revenue as their basis for classifying companies into specific sectors, subsectors and industries. In order to group like companies based on their sustainability-related risks and opportunities, SASB created the Sustainable Industry Classification System® (SICS®) and the classification of sectors, subsectors and industries in the SDG Investor Platform is based on SICS.
Food and Beverage
Food and Agriculture
Business Model Description

Invest in increasing and / or establish new areas of sustainable freshwater fish production in aquaculture farms for consumption

Expected Impact

Increase sustainable aquaculture and provide a means of living to rural population while benefiting the environment

Indicative ReturnDescribes the rate of growth an investment is expected to generate within the IOA. The indicative return is identified for the IOA by establishing its Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Return of Investment (ROI) or Gross Profit Margin (GPM).
> 25% (in IRR)
Investment TimeframeDescribes the time period in which the IOA will pay-back the invested resources. The estimate is based on asset expected lifetime as the IOA will start generating accumulated positive cash-flows.
Medium Term (5–10 years)
Market SizeDescribes the value of potential addressable market of the IOA. The market size is identified for the IOA by establishing the value in USD, identifying the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) or providing a numeric unit critical to the IOA.
> USD 1 billion
Direct ImpactDescribes the primary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Zero Hunger (SDG 2) Decent Work and Economic Growth (SDG 8) Life Below Water (SDG 14)
Indirect ImpactDescribes the secondary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Good health and well-being (SDG 3) Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (SDG 9) Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG 12)
Sector Sources
  • (I) (Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, 2013) (II) (Christian Belt et al., 2011) (III) (Ministry of Public Works and Communications & Inter-American Development Bank - IDB, 2013) (IV) (Cambridge University Press, 2020)
IOA Sources
  • (1) (Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería & FAO, s. f.) (2) (Diana Riaño et al., 2017) (3) (Ultima Hora, 2014) (4) (Pedro Barra Leníz, 2017) (5) (Gobierno Nacional, 2014) (6) (REDIEX & Ministerio de Industria y Comercio, 2019) (7) (ABC Color, 2020) (8) (AQUA, 2014) (9) (FAO, s. f.) (10) (Ministerio de Industria y Comercio, 2019) (11) (FAO,2011) (12) (InfoNegocios, 2018) (13) (InfoNegocios, 2020) (14) (Martinez-Porchas & Martinez-Cordova, 2012) (15) (Viviana María Ríos Morinigo et al., 2016) (16) (Yacyretá, 2018) (17) (Suja Aarattuthodiyil, Ph.D & David Wise, Ph.D., 2017) (18) (Centro Agrícola de Rehabilitación, s.f.) (19) (Loida López Peña, 2015) (20) (Mades, s.f.) (21) (Instituto Paraguayo de Tecnología Agraria, s.f.) (22) (Gobierno Nacional, s.f.) (23) (Ministerio de Salud Pública y Bienestar Social, s.f.) (24) (Instituto Nacional de Tecnología, Normalización y Metrología, s.f.) (25) (Darío Caballero Bracho, 2015)