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Kick Off meeting with UNU-FTP and partners in FarFish, EU Horizon 2020 project UNU-FTP announces voluntary commitments at UN Oceans Conference on SDG 14

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Kick Off meeting with UNU-FTP and partners in FarFish, EU Horizon 2020 project

FarFish team in Vigo, Spain
UNU-FTP is partnering in an EU Horizon 2020 project, FarFish, relating to improving the sustainability of EU fishing outside European waters. Within the project, the UNU-FTP is leading work related to capacity development and dissemination. The project launched last week with a Kick-Off meeting hosted by one of the project partners, CETMAR in Vigo, Spain. Read more

UNU-FTP announces voluntary commitments at UN Oceans Conference on SDG 14


This week, UNU-FTP is participating in the high-level United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development, convening at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The conference aims to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14. Read more

UNU-FTP fellow Godfrey Kawooya Kubiriza to defend PhD


UNU-FTP fellow Godfrey Kawooya Kubiriza from Uganda will defend his PhD thesis entitled “The effects of dietary lipid oxidation on farmed fish” on June 15, 2017 at the University of Iceland Main Building at 13:00. Read more

UNU-FTP attends FAO conference dialogue on Blue Growth in Africa


May 3-5, 2017, the UNU-FTP participated in a conference dialogue on blue growth and economy: sharing experiences and perspectives for Africa. The conference was organized by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, the African Development Bank, and the Ministry of Economy and Employment of Cape Verde and was held in Mindelo, Cape Verde. Read more

UNU short course on improved fish smoking in Kigoma, Tanzania

Fisheries Officers in Kigoma, Tanzania
The United Nations University Fisheries Training Programme returned to Kigoma, Tanzania this week to conduct a short course on improved fish smoking methodologies on Lake Tanganyika. The course was developed in cooperation with Matís and the Tanzanian Fisheries Research Institute, and is part of a project awarded to Matís by the Nordic Climate Facility. Read more

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