UNU-FTP Visiting Lecture Series

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  • DATE / TIME:
    2016•02•01 - 2016•02•03

    On 1–3 February 2016, the United Nations University Fisheries Training Programme (UNU-FTP) Visiting Lecture Series, at the Marine Research Institute (Iceland), will feature guest lecturer Dr. Ratana Chuenpagdee.

    In her lectures, Dr. Chuenpagdee will focus on management issues in small-scale fisheries: 

    • Monday, 1 February (10:00–11:00) — “Are small-scale fisheries really too big to ignore?”
    • Tuesday, 2 February (10:00–1:00) — “Fisheries governance as a wicked problem”
    • Tuesday, 2 February (13:00–14:00) — “The dos and don’ts in marine protected areas”
    • Wednesday, 3 February (10:00–11:00) — “Assessing ecological impacts of fishing gears using the damage schedule approach”

    These lectures are open to the public and are free of charge. For more information, please visit the information page on the UNU-FTP website.

    About the lecturer

    Dr. Ratana Chuenpagdee is Canada Research Chair on Natural Resource Sustainability and Community Development and Professor at Department of Geography at Memorial University (Canada). Her research emphasises interdisciplinary approaches to coastal fisheries and ocean governance, focusing particularly on small-scale fisheries, marine protected areas, community-based management, and food security.

    Dr. Chuenpagdee is currently leading a major global research partnership, Too Big To Ignore, which aims at elevating the profile of small-scale fisheries and rectifying their marginalization in national and international policies. She has recently released a co-edited book titled Interactive Governance for Small-Scale Fisheries: Global Reflections” (Jentoft and Chuenpagdee).