In this session, we view aquaculture as an activity that links marine, natural and social scientists with stakeholders in an effort to ensure food security in a rapidly changing word. We focus on both natural challenges, such as the effects of ocean acidification on shellfish cultivation, as well as social challenges, such as the effects of the economic shift from historically dominant markets (e.g. US, Europe, Russia) towards new market domains (e.g. China, Brazil, Indonesia) that affect current economic and institutional environments, and the effects of the onset of the digital revolution that changes social (labor) structure and their related institutions.
We focus on two broad categories:
These two categories cover a broad spectrum relevant for decision-makers from local to international scales. Oral presentations that cover the two categories, addressing the following issues:
The sessions includes several presentations combined with a set of World Café exchange rounds.