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Blue Economy: Global Trends, Local Challenges, and International Investment

One Ocean Hub

University of Strathclyde, UK

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  • advocacy,
  • coastal communities,
  • community,
  • marine spatial planning,
  • marine
Target Group
  • Policy makers
  • English

This webinar explores how different international actors and national governments engage with the blue economy in what ways they expect the blue economy to contribute to the realization of the SDG's

The event will also share local-level research on the impacts of blue economy initiatives on coastal communities, and the challenges arising from increasing interest among foreign investors in marine spaces and resources.


  • Sian Rees, University of Plymouth
  • Merle Sowman, University of Cape Town
  • Holly Niner, University of Plymouth
  • Jeremy Hills, University of the South Pacific
  • Kelly Hoareau, University of Seychelles
  • Thierry Berger, International Institute for Environment and Development
  • Alana Lancaster, University of West Indies