With our growing world population we are placing Earth’s natural resources under severe pressure. One of our most pressing challenges will be to feed everyone a balanced and nutritious diet while keeping our effects on the environment to a minimum.

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Carlos Wurmann

Carlos Wurmann, M.Sc.Economics, Ind. Civil Engineer

Carlos Wurmann, M.Sc.Economics, Ind. Civil Engineer
Executive director of AWARD Ltd., International Consultants in Aquaculture and Fisheries;Executive Director CIDEEA, International Center for Strategic Studies in Aquaculture, e.f.
Focus Investment and development projects, planning, markets, sectoral prospective, technology development and transfer
Education Economics, Hull University, United Kingdom, and Industrial Civil Engineering, Universidad de Chile, Chile
Background Over 25 years of experience with private, public and international organizations (FAO, OECD, UNIDO, World Bank) in investment and development projects, planning, markets, sectoral prospective, technology development and transfer
Notable accomplishment Work in several Latin American and Caribbean countries and Lecturer in Aquaculture Development, Markets and Prospective, with several publications and over 50 conferences in more than 15 countries
Why aquaculture? Aquaculture is a promising novel industry in the western hemisphere, whose development is the answer to sustainably providing much needed healthy seafood to mankind and permanent good quality employment in many developing countries, during the coming decades.