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How to Drive Innovation and Improvements in Fisheries

How to Drive Innovation and Improvements in Fisheries

Tuesday, 20 May, 2014 - 09:00 to 10:30

Safeguarding our planet’s maritime resources is one of the most pressing environmental challenges of our time. Well managed and sustainable fishing is essential for healthy oceans, livelihoods, food security and economies worldwide. The objective of the workshop is to introduce participants to the MSC program as a market-based solution to overfishing and ecosystem degradation. MSC experts together with workshop participants will discuss how the MSC certification scheme incentivises innovation and improvements in fisheries to become more sustainable, for all that depends on it.

Moderator: Roland Higgins, Founder Communication Targets International BVBA


1. Camiel Derichs, Regional Director Europe, Marine Stewardship Council
2. Christopher Zimmermann, Director of the Institute of Baltic Sea Fisheries
3. Representative from a MSC certified fishery

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)