Aquatic resources and food for the future


The Norwegian Fisheries Forum. 26-27 of August

tirsdag 26. august 2014, kl. 11:00

Sal: Amalie Skram

Arrangør: The Norwegian Fisheries Forum / Fiskerifaglig Forum

Inngang: Billett

At the 2014 annual meeting, FFF wants to focus on future development cooperation in the fisheries and aquaculture sector, including climate and environmental challenges with Norway as a global actor. FFF invites to a seminar on the theme: Aquatic resources and food for the future in Oslo, 26 and 27 August 2014. First day of the seminar will focus on the present experience and activities, presented by Norwegian institutions involved in such activities. The second day of the seminar will present Future focus and challenges. Emphasis will be put on the release of the book Governance for fisheries & marine conservation; Interactions and co-evolution (Publisher Wiley-Blackwell, UK), and form the basis for discussions on future focus and challenges.

Preliminary Program
26 august (1100 – 1600): Past experience and present activities in development cooperation
1100 – 1110 Welcome

Invited presentation:
1110 – 1130 Bjørn Hersoug (Norway): Past experience and lessons
1130 – 1150 Brit Fisknes (Norway): Past and present roles and policy
1150 – 1210 Hilkka Ndjaula (Namibia): Education in Norway and the significance for Namibia
1215 – 1315 Lunch
1315 – 1345 Sandy Davies (Botswana): Evaluation of the education program “BSc Fisheries and Aquatic Science for the SADC Region”
1345 – 1405 Pedro Barros (FAO): Norwegian educational collaboration: teaching at home or in Norway

Contributing presentation:
1415 – 1435 Kathrine Tveiterås (Norway): Norwegian College of Fishery Science: Experiences with courses and long term education programs and future strategies
1435 – 1505 Edgar Brun (Norway): Aspects of aquatic animal health management
1505 – 1530 Coffee break
1530 – 1550 Roar Solbakken (Norway): Environmental Impact Assessment of phosphate mining off the Namibian coast – a pilot study

1900    Seminar dinner

For more information and registration, see here