UNU-FTP 2018 Guest Lecturer

UNU-FTP 2018 Guest Lecturer UNU-FTP 2018 guest lecturer is Dr. Jingjie Chu. She is a natural resource economist at the World Bank. Her main expertise is

UNU-FTP 2018 Guest Lecturer

Jingjie Chu
Jingjie Chu

UNU-FTP 2018 guest lecturer is Dr. Jingjie Chu. She is a natural resource economist at the World Bank. Her main expertise is on fisheries and aquaculture economics and policy. At the World Bank she is in charge of West Africa Regional Fisheries Project in Ghana, Sierra Leone and Liberia.

Lately, Jingjie  has been working with a joint team from the Universities of Florida and Washington developing Fishery Performance Indicators (FPIs), to determine how fisheries management systems are performing in order to achieve community, economic, and ecological sustainability.

Jingjie will be accompanied in Iceland by Dr. Taryn Garlock. She is a postdoctoral research associate in the Institute for Sustainable Food Systems at the University of Florida. Her main expertise is in fisheries and aquaculture management.

Together Jingjie and Taryn will introduce the main concepts of the Fishery Performance Indicators, demonstrate their outcomes in actual settings and discuss some application possibilities.

The lectures are open for everyone interested in the topic.

Program:

Day 1 Wednesday October 17th 2018

Venue: University of Akureyri, Nordurslod 2, Lecture Room M102

  • 08:00-09:00: Introduction to the Fishery Performance Indicators
  • 09:00-09:20: Break
  • 09:20-10:00: Impact evaluation of fisheries development projects in West Africa
  • 10:00-10:20: Break
  • 10:20-11:00: Performance of global fishery systems: Evidence from the FPIs

 Day 2 Thursday October 18th 2018

Venue: University of Akureyri, Nordurslod 2, Lecture Room L101

  • 08:00-10:00: Application of FPIs
  • 10:00-10:15: Break
  • 10:15-11:00: Discussion and questions

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Dr. Jingjie Chu, profile

Dr. Jingjie Chu is a Natural Resource Economist at the World Bank. Her main expertise is on fisheries and aquaculture economics and policy. At the World Bank she is in charge of West Africa Regional Fisheries Project-Ghana, Sierra Leone and Liberia. Apart from this Jingjie has been involved in both operational and analytical works in Mozambique, Seychelles, Kenya, Tanzania, Cape Verde, China, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, and Pacific Islands.  She holds a Ph.D. in Environment and Natural Resource Economics from University of Rhode Island, USA and a Master in Environmental Economics and Policy from Peking University, China.


Dr. Taryn Garlock, profile

Dr. Taryn Garlock is a postdoctoral research associate in the Institute for Sustainable Food Systems at the University of Florida. Her main expertise is in fisheries and aquaculture management. She is interested in addressing fisheries problems using interdisciplinary research. She earned a Ph.D. in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences from the University of Florida.

 

 

 

 


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