Freshwater Colloquium: Seafood Economics
April 17 @ 4:30 pm - 5:20 pm
Fernando Gonçalves will present “Seafood Economics: A Path to Improving Sustainability” as part of the School of Freshwater Sciences spring colloquium. The theme of this semester’s colloquium is Trends in Aquaculture: Meeting the Challenge of Feeding a Changing World.
This presentation is open to the public.
Attend in person at the Great Lakes Research Facility or virtually via Zoom at https://wisconsin-edu.zoom.us/j/91001925901?pwd=VGJGUmVJZXNRVXRpcEkvTVp5OEVtUT09
Gonçalves is a research scientist at the Virginia Tech Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center. He has experience in coastal management and public administration with a background in oceanography, fisheries, aquaculture, supply chains, sustainability indicators, governance, and socioeconomics. His current work with different seafood supply chain levels assesses their economic contributions to the industry in collaboration with institutions and stakeholders. He is passionate about improving the quality of life in communities, combining scientific methods to support public policies for socio-economic development and environmental conservation. Fernando is affiliated with the Center for Coastal Studies and the Center for Advanced Innovation in Agriculture.
For the full colloquium schedule, visit https://uwm.edu/freshwater/spring-2023-freshwater-colloquium-events/