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Fishery Forum for Development Cooperation Seminar 2019

The Norwegian forum for development cooperation in fisheries, aquaculture and aquatic environment invites to the seminar: “Education and competence building in development cooperation: what works, what have we learned, and how can we improve?”

Program

11:30-12:30

 

 Lunch and registration

 

Part 1: Welcome and introduction. Chair: Bjørn Erik Axelsen (IMR)

12:30-12.35

 

Welcome: Bjørn Erik Axelsen, Programme director, Institute of Marine Research

 

12:35-12:55  

     

Tora Aasland, president of the Norwegian UNESCO-commission. Title: Sustainable Development Goals: The UNESCO strategy to develop partnership for the goals in education and science relevant to fisheries management (SDG17)

12:55-13:15

 

 

Ragnhild Tungesvik, Head of Department, Diku-Norwegian Agency for International Cooperation and Quality Enhancement in Higher Education. Title: International partnerships in education and training

13:15-13:50                   

Mark Gibbons, professor, University of Western Cape. Keynote: Addressing critical competence gaps in marine science - a personal perspective from southern Africa

13:50-14:15

 

Short panel discussion followed by plenary discussion. Moderator: Bjørn Erik Axelsen

 

14:15-14:45

 

Coffee break

 

Part 2: Lessons learnt in long term development cooperation projects: fisheries. Chair: Reidar Toresen (IMR)

14:45-15:05

 

Claire Armstrong, professor, University of Tromsø. Title: Title: 16 years of cooperation with Nha Trang (Fisheries) University – Experiences, challenges and potential for future collaboration.

 

15:05-15:25

 

Peter Gullestad, former Fisheries Director Title: Title: What are the basic competence needs in fisheries management?

 

15:25-15:45

 

Heidrun Wergeland, professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Bergen. Title: Education and research collaboration with Vietnam

 

15:45-16:05

 

Kathrine Michalsen and Gabriella Bianchi, Survey and research coordinators of the Nansen Programme, Institute of Marine Research. Title: Competence building in the Nansen programme: results and challenges

 

16:05-16:25

 

Bjørn Erik Axelsen, Programme director, Institute of Marine Research. Title: Long term capacity building in Angola

 

16:25-16:50

 

Short panel discussion followed by plenary discussion. Moderator: Reidar Toresen (IMR)

 

19:00   

 

Tapas and social gathering

 

Part 3: Lessons learnt in long term development cooperation projects: aquaculture. Chair: Anne Mugaas, Norges Vel

09:00-09:20

 

 Felicite Ahitantsoa, Managing director at Tilapia de l’Est Madagaskar. Title: A development model of tilapia farming for rural development in Madagaskar

 

09:20-09:40

 

Edgar Brun, director of section for fish health, the Veterinary institute. Title: Competence building in aquatic animal health management

 

09:40-10:00

 

Bjarne Gjerde, senior researcher, Nofima, Ås. Title: Knowledge building for running selective breeding programs for aquaculture species

 

10:00-10:20

 

Hans Magnus Gjøen, professor, Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Title: Competence building by combining scientific projects and education

 

10:20-10:50

 

Short panel discussion followed by plenary discussion. Moderator: Anne Mugaas, Norges Vel

 

10:50-11:15

 

Coffee break

 

Part 4: Future visions. Chair: Jens Revold

11.15-11:30

 

Oddrun Samdal, vice-University Director for Education, University of Bergen. Title: Future role of education in developmental programs - Perspectives form the University of Bergen

 

11:30-11:50

 

Bente Moen, Director at Centre for International Health and Global Challenges, University of Bergen. Title: Is a MOOC useful?

 

11:50-12:10

 

Arild Hoksnes, Innovation manger, SHM aReality AS, Molde. Title: Remote support and 3D training - opportunities and experiences with the use of industrial AR (augmented reality)

 

12:10-12:30

 

Jeppe Kolding, professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Bergen. Title: Fisheries and education are cornerstones of Norwegian development cooperation – why are we still in need of fisheries scientists?

12:30-12:50

 

Bjarne Garden, Assistant director, The Knowledge Bank, Norad. Title: Transferring knowledge for capacity development. Success criteria to achieve lasting impact.

 

12:50-13:30

 

Panel discussion followed by plenary discussion. Moderator: Jens Revold

 

13:30-14:30

 

Lunch and departure

 

14:30-16:00

 

Annual meeting for members of FFF