Sustainable Aquaculture

Sustainable Aquaculture
Sustainable Aquaculture
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 sustainable aquaculture facilities and value chains

Expected Impact

Assist rural communities by increasing environmentally-friendly aquaculture and giving them a source of income to empower them through resilient livelihoods.

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).
10% - 15% (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 100 million - USD 1 billion
Average Ticket Size (USD)Describes the USD amount for a typical investment required in the IOA.
> USD 10 million
Direct ImpactDescribes the primary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Life Below Water (SDG 14)
Indirect ImpactDescribes the secondary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
No Poverty (SDG 1) Zero Hunger (SDG 2) Sustainable Cities and Communities (SDG 11)
Sector Sources
  • 1) The Republic of Tunisia, 2021. Voluntary National Review 2021. 2) The Republic of Tunisia, 2019. Voluntary National Review 2019. 3) Minister of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries. FAO 35th Regional Conference for the Near East. 4) Republic of Tunisia, 2018. Economic Recovery Plan 2019-2020. 5) French Development Agency, 2021. North Africa Regional Strategy 2021-2025. 6) FAO, 2021. FAO supports a new startup that facilitates market access for small farmers and Tunisian artisans. 7) APIA, 2021. 475.1 Millions de dinars d'investissements agricoles privés durant les onze premiers mois de l'année 2021. 8) SwitchMed, 2018. Tunisia. 9) Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries, 2021. Projet Annuel de performance de la Mission agriculture, ressources hydrauliques et pêche. 10) Eurofish Magazine, 2020. Tunisia - Aquaculture booms as capture production stagnates. 11) SwitchMed, 2021. Soutien de l'ONUDI pour le développement de l'aquaculture durable en Tunisie dans le cadre de la composante Économie Bleue de SwitchMed. 12) FAOLEX Databese. Tunisia. 13) FAO, Promoting gender equality and women's empowerment. 14) Stakeholder Consultations held in 2021. 15) Invest in Tunisia. Agribusiness. 16) Westmed Initiative, 2020. BUILDING A FULLY SUSTAINABLE AQUACULTURE SECTOR.
IOA Sources
  • 17) PBR Rating. 18) National Aquaculture Development Agency. 19) NABC, 2018. Tunisia Business Opportunity Report Agriculture. 20) FAO. Vue générale du secteur aquacole national Tunisie. 21) Tunisian Institute of Strategic Studies, 2020. Measures protecting the agricultural sector and the proper functioning of the agri-food industry in the face of the COVID pandemic. 22) IFAD. Tunisia. 23) Pinduoduo, 2021. The Pros and Cons of Aquaculture. 24) WWF, 2020. La pêche est-elle toujours un monde pour les hommes uniquement? 25) UN, 2020. Une plongée en profondeur dans la campagne « Faim Zéro » : cultiver les océans. 26) Republic of Tunisia. 5-Year Development Plan (2016-2020). 27) FAO, National Aquaculture Sector Overview Tunisia. 28) Invest in Tunisia. Provided Financial Incentives. 29) Invest in Tunisia. Incentives for the Sector. 30) IUCN. Aquaculture and Marine Conservation TUNISIA CASE STUDY. "31) Food Business Africa. Tunisian aquaculture company STEP seeks US$7 million funding to bolster growth."