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FTP fellow Tricia Lovell, Acting Deputy Chief Fisheries Officer, Antigua and Barbuda
22 February 2021

FTP fellow Tricia Lovell is Acting Deputy Chief Fisheries Officer, Antigua and Barbuda

Tricia Lovell of Antigua and Barbuda was a Fisheries Training Programme fellow in 2012. While in Iceland, she specialised in Fisheries Policy and Planning, and her final research project was entitles, "Towards a management plan for Antigua and Barbuda's Queen conch fisheries: a co-management approach".
SEA-sons Greetings from the staff of the GRÓ Fisheries Training Programme in Iceland!
We wish all our fellows and friends around the world a peaceful and joyous New Year
15 December 2020

SEA-sons Greetings

SEA-sons Greetings from the staff of the GRÓ Fisheries Training Programme in Iceland! We wish all our fellows and friends around the world a peaceful and joyous New Year
From left: Thor Asgeirsson, Julie Ingham, Etuna Haimbili, Kimberlee Cooke-Panton, Mary Frances Davidson, and Tumi Tomasson
23 September 2020

GRÓ-FTP welcomes two new post-graduate students of Master's studies at the University of Iceland

Today the GRÓ Fisheries Training Programme under the auspices of UNESCO officially welcomed two new post-graduate students to Iceland for their Master‘s studies at the University of Iceland through scholarships provided by the GRÓ-FTP. Both began their studies in the Environment and Natural Resources specialising in Marine Resource Management.
Thor Asgeirsson (Director, GRÓ-FTP), and Oddur Gunnarsson (CEO, Matís) celebrate with a
18 September 2020

GRÓ-FTP signs new partnership agreement with Matís

We are delighted to announce that the GRÓ Fisheries Training Programme under the auspices of UNESCO has signed a new partnership agreement with Matís – Food Research and Biotec.
19 June 2020

Six-month training of the FTP will be delayed due to COVID-19

After much consideration, the Fisheries Training Programme has decided to delay the beginning of its 6 month course until January 2021.
From left: Jon Karl Ólafsson (Chairman of GRÓ Board), Bryndís Kjartansdóttir (Director, GRÓ Centre), Sigurður Guðjónsson (Director, MFRI), and Mary Frances Davidson (Deputy Director, GRÓ Fisheries Training Programme)
18 June 2020

GRÓ signs host institution agreement with the Marine and Freshwater Research Insititue

Representatives of the GRÓ Centre for Capacity Development under the auspices of UNESCO and the Marine and Freshwater Research Insititue met today to sign a new host institution agreement. This agreement builds upon 22 years of partnership and experience the MFRI has accumulated in its role in administrating the Fisheries Training Programme.