SFP’s first Latin America Fisheries Forum was held from February 14-15, 2018, in Mexico City, Mexico.


Wednesday, February 14

Collaboration & Cooperation Showcase: How industry and NGOs are working together in the region; 
Speakers: Hoyt Peckham (SMARTFish), Gabriela Anaya (Collective Impact Initiative), Citlali Gomez (ComoPesca)

Thursday, February 15

Opening Panel: Working in a globalized seafood world: The Value of Sustainability
Speakers: Francisco Morales (Walmart), Guillermo Rodriguez (Ocean Garden), Javier VanCauwelaert (Groupo Contramar)

Supplying Sustainability Focused Markets: farmed and wild seafood
Speakers: Juan Antonio Loustaunau Rodelo (Acuicola Gemso)Mauricio Orellana (ORCA), Cecilia Blasco (SMARTFish)

Challenges and Opportunities for Artisanal Fisheries
Speakers: Andre Brugger (Netuno)Benjamin Castro Vega (Del Pacifico Seafoods)Minerva Alonso (CeDePesca)Pablo Granados Dieseldorff – Fair Trade USA 

Regional Initiative Showcase
Speakers: Fishery Progress, MSC, EDF, SeaPactWWF US, Others TBD