Seafood and Social Development – engaging the seafood industry in the social development of seafood producing communities in developing countries

The Loews Annapolis Hotel, Annapolis, Maryland, USA, September 21-22, 2015

Sponsors: Oxfam, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership, United Nations Development Programme

The conference explored the potential for mobilizing the seafood industry to deliver substantial social and economic benefits for communities dependent largely on fishing and fish farming. Speakers included top experts from:

  • World Bank
  • Global Environment Facility
  • UN Development Programme
  • Government of Indonesia
  • Fishing and fish farming communities in developing countries
  • US and European seafood industries
  • Marine Stewardship Council
  • Fair Trade USA
  • Aquaculture certification organizations
  • Wageningen University
  • Oxfam
  • Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP)