Despite the fact that the Blue Economy has been estimated to generate US$2.5 trillion a year, the ocean’s life-sustaining functions have been compromised. Deteriorating marine resources pose a threat to all water-related business activities and to the livelihoods of those who depend on them. This panel discussion will shed light on the need for cross-sectoral collaboration and investments to scale up innovative technologies necessary to harness the vast opportunities that the Blue Economy offers.
Special Adviser for the Blue Economy, UNCTAD
Head, World Ocean Initiative, Economist Impact
Executive Director – Livestock, Aquaculture and Fisheries, Gallagher Specialty
European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
Life Below Water
- Harnessing The Blue Economy through Investment & Innovation