You are here

Community Economic Development in Rural Coastal Acadiana Parishes: In-Depth Review of the Seafood Supply Chain

Top Stories

Faculty Research Grants Awarded

Moody College of Business recently awarded $43,500 in Faculty Research Grants to support high-quality research and p

Read More ➝

2020:Q2 Louisiana Economic Activity Forecast

The Louisiana Economic Activity Forecast provides data and analysis to policymakers, the business community, and gen

Read More ➝

Hospitality Management Program Earns Reaccreditation From ACPHA

The hospitality management program was reaccredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration until 2027. The ACPHA is a private, nonprofit organization of hospitality, tourism and business professionals in the U.S. It sets standards for effective curriculums, instruction and leadership.

Read More ➝

Seafood is foundational to the culture and economy of Louisiana. It flavors Louisiana cuisine, informs Louisiana’s regional identity, and drives economic development in rural coastal parishes. With funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Louisiana Rural Economic Development Office, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration, Louisiana Sea Grant, and the Meridian Institute partnered to examine how Louisiana can bolster its seafood industry to create jobs, food, and opportunities for new business development.

By mapping the seafood supply chain through economic data analysis and interviews with seafood industry leaders and government officials, the research team identified ways public and private investment can catalyze seafood business development in Louisiana. The report summarizes the research findings from an evaluation of the seafood supply chain in Coastal Acadiana and describes future research.

Read the research report >