News

26 September 2022

GRÓ-FTP welcomes new postgraduate scholarship recipient Symon Ngwira from Malawi

Symon Ngwira from Malawi, a former 2001-2022 FTP fellow, arrived in Iceland earlier in September to begin his master’s studies at the University of Iceland on a scholarship provided by GRÓ-FTP. Symon will study on the Environment and Natural Resources master´s programme which is an interdisciplinary and international programme with a focus on environmental issues and the utilisation of natural resources. Symon will specialise in Ocean Sustainability.
18 August 2022

GRÓ-FTP scholarship recipient Alvin Slewion Jueseah to defend PhD

Thursday August 18th GRÓ-FTP scholarship recipient, Alvin Slewion Jueseah, will defend his PhD research Economic Analysis of the Coastal Fisheries of Liberia.
2 August 2022

GRÓ-FTP's strong presence at IIFET 2022 in Galicia, Spain

The GRÓ-FTP was pleased to once again partner with the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET) to support the participation of former FTP fellows to present at their biannual conference, this time held in Vigo, Spain.
Part of the Icelandic delegation at the 2022 UN Ocean Conference
6 July 2022

UN Ocean Conference

GRÓ-FTP’s staff were among thousands of other participants attending the 2nd UN Ocean Conference, this time co-hosted by Kenya and Portugal in Lisbon June 27th to July 1st.
PROBLUE guests were keen to learn about GRÓ-FTP’s mission as a capacity building programme in the fisheries sector of developing countries.
20 June 2022

Visit from PROBLUE

Recently GRÓ-FTP had a visit from the PROBLUE trust fund. The guests were here in Iceland in connection with the annual meeting of the fund’s Partnership Council, which this time was hosted by the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs. They were keen to learn about GRÓ-FTP’s mission as a capacity building programme in the fisheries sector.
27 May 2022

Guests from Indonesia

Recently GRÓ - Fisheries Training Programme had the pleasure of hosting a visit from a group of Indonesian academics and officials.