World Ocean Summit Asia-Pacific: Investing in a blue economy
06.12.21 > 10.12.21
A regionally-focused virtual discussion exploring solutions for climate change mitigation and biodiversity conservation in the region.
Date: Monday-Friday, 6-10 December 2021
In this World Ocean Summit Asia-Pacific hosted by The Economist, executives from across the investment community will convene virtually for a nuanced conversation and tailored discussion to catalyze the aquatic food economy. The discussions and will center on pressing concerns for the ocean and cities and seek solutions for climate change mitigation, biodiversity, shipping, marine renewable energy, plastics, aquaculture, and fishing will provide insight focused on the Asia-Pacific.
WorldFish’s Global Lead in Nutrition and Public Health and the 2021 World Food Prize Laureate, Shakuntala Thilsted will join the panel to share her experience of innovative aquatic food-finance mechanisms to maximize the direction of mainstream finance towards food systems transformation with aquatic foods to improve the livelihoods of the poor and vulnerable in the Asia-Pacific. Together, they generate momentum to map the steps to increased economic prosperity and ocean restoration.
We look forward to your active participation.