Seafood consumption intiative workshop

The University of Stirling hosted a second Seafood Consumption Initiative Workshop on 14-15th June 2018. Participants were invited from Europe, Asia, Africa and North America to consider the global challenges around seafood consumption and its implications for health, development and environment. 

 David Little introducing the workshop

David Little introducing the workshop

The aim of the workshop was to develop key interdisciplinary research themes that address the priorities of the UK Global Challenges Research Fund.

 Participants formed a number of working groups to discuss key themes

Participants formed a number of working groups to discuss key themes

The workshop was sponsored by ARCH-UK, and is expected to lead to at least one Global Challenges Research Fund project application. The workshop was facilitated by a team led by David Little and Stacia Stetkiewicz from the University of Stirling. 

 Mahmoud Eltholth (Stirling/Egypt) presents the discussions from one of the workshop groups

Mahmoud Eltholth (Stirling/Egypt) presents the discussions from one of the workshop groups

Speakers at the workshop included: Shakuntala Thilsted (WorlFish),  Anton Immink (Sustainable Fisheries Partnership), Keil Edson (Monterey Bay Aquarium),  Kuong Khov (Cambodian Government),  Gulshan Ara (ICDDRB, Bangladesh). Pamela Marinda (ITOCA, Zambia),  Joseph Nagoli (WorldFish, Malawi) and Francis Amagloh (UDS, Ghana).

 Pamela Marinda from the University of Zambia presenting an overview of fish consumption in Zambia and its contribution to food security

Pamela Marinda from the University of Zambia presenting an overview of fish consumption in Zambia and its contribution to food security