Date: 
30 Mar 2021

A virtual seminar exploring innovative solutions to boost sustainable aquatic food systems for equitable outcomes in low- and middle-income countries.

Date: Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Time: 20:00-21:00 (UTC+8)

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In this seminar series co-hosted by Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) and the Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, multi-sector experts came together to discuss aquatic food system solutions for improved livelihood, health and nutrition outcomes. 

WorldFish’s Research Program Leader for Small-scale Fisheries, Dr Phillipa Cohen, joined the expert panel to discuss efforts to improve the resilience, inclusivity and equity of current aquatic food production systems and related value chains.  

Dr Cohen provided insight on the importance of scaling up research-based policies and investments to support the delivery of equitable livelihood, health and nutrition outcomes, critical to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

Invited speakers: 

  • Rosamond (Roz) Naylor, William Wrigley Professor of Earth System Science; Founding Director, Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE), Stanford University
  • Ling Cao, Associate professor, School of Oceanography, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)
  • Phillipa Cohen, Research Program Leader for Small-scale Fisheries, WorldFish
  • Fernando O. Mardones, Assistant Professor, Veterinary Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Pontifical Catholic University, Santiago of Chile
  • Michèle Stark, Founder and director of Seafood Advisory Ltd.
  • Jose Villalon, Corporate Sustainability Director at Nutreco

To learn more about the event, visit the official event webpage and the panelist page.

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