News Fellows FPM University of Akureyri Fellows 2022-23

Fellows’ UNAK open seminar

17 April 2023
Fellows’ UNAK open seminar

Tuesday April 18th from 08:20 to 14:20 -- the second fellows' open seminar, in a series of four, focuses on Fisheries Policy and Management.

It will be hosted by University of Akureyri, Norðurslóð 2 (Room N202).

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As this year’s six-month training programme draws to an end, GRÓ-FTP graduating fellows present and discuss results of their research here in Iceland.

It’s a great opportunity to learn about the challenges developing countries are facing in their fisheries and aquaculture sectors!


Time Fellow Country Supervisor(s) Title
08:20 Zoe Yarwhere Liberia Auður H. Ingólfsdóttir Effects of Climate Change on Social Economic Conditions of the Fisheries Sector,
Case Study for West Point in Liberia
09:00 Martha Ligoleni Nakapipi Namibia Hörður Sævaldsson An Adaptive Approach to Determine
Landed Value for Cape Horse Mackerel (Trachurus Capensis) Fishery in Namibia
09:30 Antonio Carlos
Vasquez Jovel
El Salvador Hörður Sævaldsson Description of the Industrial
Shrimp Fishery in El Salvador
10:30 Saúl Patricio Pacheco Reyes El Salvador Gustavo G. Fonseca & Stefán B. Gunnlaugsson Bioecnomic Approach of Tilapia (Oreochromis Spp.) Aquaculture In Lake Ilopango, for Sustainable and Resilient Farms, El Salvador
11:00 Geraldine Sierra Leone Arnheiður Eyþórsdóttir & Gustavo G. Fonseca Evaluating the Herring Fish Value Chain
in Tombo, Sierra Leone
11:30 Benrina Sierra Leone Fjóla Björk Karlsdóttir & Gunnar Stefánsson Comparison of Incentive Systems for the Adoption of an Improved Fish Processing Technology
12:50 Chadwick Bironga Henry Kenya Þóroddur Bjarnason &
Daði Már Kristófersson
Using Community Perceptions to
Assess the Sustainability of the
Lake Turkana Fishery Food System
13:20 Isaac Patrick Johns Liberia Thanh Viet Nguyen &
Daði Már Kristófersson
Assessing Management Target
Reference Points and Implications of Sardinella Maderensis in the Coastal Waters of Liberia
13:50 João Antonio F. Brito Cape verde Thanh Viet Nguyen &
Daði Már Kristófersson
Blue Economy: Potential of Sustainable Fisheries Growth in Cape Verde Economy

More information about all the seminars is available here.