Season 3 – Episode 1: Towards a sustainable ocean economy: A pipedream or a real opportunity for transformation?
Welcome back to another season of Ocean InSight - From Science to Policy and Society: Collaboration, Impacts, Sustainability
In the first episode of season three the hosts Kira Gee and Alison Clausen talk about the challenges and solutions of achieving a sustainable ocean economy. Our guest are Betty Makena, Kenya's first ever woman Port Inspector for the International Transport Federation and Edward Kimakwa, Senior Marine Advisor for the Western Indian Ocean Governance Initiative (WIOGI) at GIZ Kenya and Our Blue Future (OBF) Coordinator. We’ll look at the outcomes a sustainable ocean economy could - and should - set out to achieve and actions that are already being implemented towards it. Dive in and learn more about how to manage the competing interests of conservation, sustainable use and social justice.
The third season of Ocean InSight focuses on the interplay between science, policy and society andis being jointly hosted by the MeerWissen Initiative and IOC/UNESCO in the framework of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. Our hosts Kira Gee and Alison Clausen will be in conversation with a broad range of researchers, policy-makers and social actors on effective and sustainable ocean management with a focus on African contexts. in the new season we will talk about collaboration, impacts and sustainability and ask how we can do better for a sustainable ocean future. Every month Kira and Alison will unpack complex scientific questions that will determine the fate of millions of people. Join us to listen to unique perspectives from inspiring experts and pioneers on the frontlines of marine research, policy and society.
Your hosts: Kira Gee, Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon and Alison Clausen, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission UNESCO
Speaker: Betty Makena, Port Inspector for the International Transport Federation (Kenya), Edward Kimakwa, Senior Marine Advisor for the Western Indian Ocean Governance Initiative (WIOGI) at GIZ Kenya and Our Blue Future (OBF) Coordinator
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