A virtual event exploring contributions, needs and opportunities of small-scale artisanal fisheries and aquaculture to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals.
Date: Wednesday, 9 June 2021
Time: 22:00-23:30 (UTC+8)
Listen to the event outcomes and responses:
WorldFish’s Research Program Leader for Resilient Small-Scale Fisheries, Philippa Cohen, joined the panel of experts to discuss issues surrounding small-scale fisheries challenges. The panel presented ways to strengthen capacity of the sustainable development of fisheries and aquaculture and provide innovative solutions for boosting health, diets and wellbeing of the poor and vulnerable dependent on aquatic food systems.
- Dalia Chang, Chair, Independent Steering Committee, International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture (IYAFA)
- Ursula Desilu Leon Chempen, Vice Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Ministry of Production, Peru
Introduction to IYAFA 2022 Global Action Plan:
- Alessandro Lovatelli, Regional Fisheries and Aquaculture Officer, FAO
- Diene Ndiaye, Director of Continental Fisheries, Government of Senegal
- Editrudith Lukanga, Representative, IPC Fisheries Working Group
- Jennifer Cruickshank Howardas, Chief Fisheries Officer Government, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (IYAFA Regional Committee)
- Richard Abila, Senior Global Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Specialist, IFAD
- Philippa Cohen, Research Program Leader for Resilient Small-Scale, WorldFish
- Manuel Barange, Director, Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy and Resources Division, FAO
For more information, visit International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture (IYAFA 2022) page to learn more.