FAO-GFCM corse “Women and Sustainable aquaculture”
A training course organized by FAO-GFCM to improve the impact of young women in aquaculture has just ended successfully in Tunisia
20, Sep 2022
The General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has organized a training course on sustainable aquaculture practices for young women from Mediterranean countries and the Sea Nero, to encourage them to take on leadership roles in the aquaculture sector. Arianna Martini, a young research fellow from the Monterotondo branch of the “Zootecnia and Aquaculture” Center was selected among the 150 candidates to participate in the course. During the 7 days of activity, the 21 participants, coming from 16 countries, attended lectures and visited some of the most innovative and successful aquaculture farms in the country.
The training aimed to equip young women with new knowledge and skills to support their full and effective participation and leadership at all technical / scientific and decision-making levels in the aquaculture sector.