International Workshop on Application of ocean science and technology for the practice of sustainable “Blue Economy” in developing countries


Date: 8 November 2021 - 9 November 2021

Jointly Organised by the Centre for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned & Other Developing Countries (NAM S&T Centre), New Delhi (India) and the Committee on Capacity Development of the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR), Newark, Delaware (USA).

The overarching objective of the Workshop is to highlight the role of ocean science and technology in blue economic development. The Workshop will introduce current concepts in blue economy, followed by discussion of specific topics that include coastal marine resources of economic relevance, environmental threats that endanger blue economic goals, the importance of ocean observing systems and the need for capacity development. By illuminating the use and misuse of Science and Technology in blue economies, the Workshop aims to help establish the foundation of scientific knowledge and ocean observations to support sustainable ocean development.

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