Fisheries Training Programme

Science for Sustainable Fisheries

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From left: Stefan Úlfarsson, Mary Frances Davidson, Julie Ingham, Nína Björk Jónsdóttir, Jón Karl Ólafsson, Þór Ásgerisson

Visit from new GRÓ Director General

This week, the Fisheries Training Programme was pleased to welcome the newly appointed Director General for the GRÓ Centre, Ms. Nína Björk Jónsdóttir. Ms. Jónsdóttir and Mr Jón Karl Ólafsson, Chairman of the GRÓ Board, were welcomed by thh GRÓ-FTP staff, who introduced the programme and its new facility at the Marine and Freshwater Research Institute in Hafnarfjörður.
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From left: Deputy Director (GRÓ-FTP) Mary Frances Davidson, Ambassador Armstrong Changsan, Director (MFRI) Þorsteinn Siguðsson. Photo: Svanhildur Egilsdóttir

GRÓ-FTP and the Marine and Freshwater Research Institute welcome Indian Ambassador

The GRÓ-FTP and the Marine and Freshwater Research Institute (MFRI) welcome Indian Ambassador for a visit on May 4, 2021.
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SDG 14: Preserving the value of fish

SDG 14.7 aims, by 2030, to increase the economic benefits to small island developing states, and least developed countries, from sustainable use of marine resources.
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SDG 14: Small projects for big impact in fisheries

SDG target 14.4 aims to effectively regulate harvesting, end overfishing, illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing and to end destructive fishing practices. Essentially, this is about fisheries management

Statistics

23
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
414
FELLOWS GRATUATED
60
PARTNER COUNTRIES
56
SHORT COURSES

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