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Integration of Agriculture and Aquaculture – a key concept for future food production?

Published: 20 February 2019
Professor Barry Costa-Pierce

Take the opportunity to listen to an internationally leading scientist in aquaculture and fisheries, KSLA Wallenberg Professor Barry Costa-Pierce. SLU Future Food and SLU Aquaculture invites you to an inspiring lunch seminar 20 March!

Costa-Pierce research focus on the development of sustainable systems for aquaculture from a holistic perspective. In his talk Integrated Agriculture-Aquaculture-Energy Ecosystems at SLU he will focus mainly on lower trophic level freshwater and coastal examples.

Barry Costa-Pierce has a 40-year career in the marine and freshwater sciences. His overall research interest is in "Ocean Food Systems" - how seafood systems throughout the world; interact with marine/freshwater ecosystems, fisheries, aquaculture, and people.  He often applies a multidisciplinary approach, including ecological, economic and social aspects of sustainability. Professor Costa-Pierce is one of the pioneers of "Ecological Aquaculture"; he served on the Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) team that developed FAO's "Ecosystems Approach to Aquaculture" and ever since has worked on its global to local implementation.

For more information about Barry Costa Pierce and his work; https://www.une.edu/people/barry-a-costa-pierce

More information about the program and registration.

 
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