WORKSHOP: Fisheries, biodiversity conservation and food security

In the future, food from the sea is going to be of increasing importance to global food security. At present, decisions regarding food and biodiversity conservation are made separately. This does not facilitate integration, coordination nor common understanding. The risk is that both fields of governance miss their targets. Ways to meet food needs which are also compatible with biodiversity conservation have to be found. 

Trans-boundary Policy Dialogue on Hilsa Fisheries Management
  •  DATE: 08 Sep 2012
  • TIME: 11:00 – 13:00
  • ROOM: 303

The session will be Chaired by Serge Michel Garcia, Chair of the Fisheries Expert Group of the IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management (IUCN/CEM/FEG) and attended by a representative of FAO discussing a Presentation on food security, an expert from the CBD Joint Expert Meeting examining Biodiversity concerns in sustainable fisheries, as well as, Jeppe Kolding, Associate Professor in the Department of Biology, Fisheries Ecology and Aquaculture of the University of Bergen, and a member of the FEG that will be discussing small scale fisheries.

This session is organized by the European Bureau for Conservation and Development (EBCD).

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