George Rushingisha has returned from Mozambique to his workplace at the Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute (TAFIRI) in Dar es Salaam and is preparing to present the current selection state of fish stocks to the Livestock and Fisheries Minister.
The co-design phase for the MeerWissen projects aims to build/support a partnership among researchers for the implementation of a project, and orient the project towards the needs of local actors by engaging them.
The UN Ocean Decade is shining the spotlight on the need for evidence-based policy to protect the world’s ocean. The sharpened focus is bringing more and more policymakers onboard, and scientists have an unprecedented opportunity to get their research noticed by decision-makers.
Meerwissen has reached the following stakeholders with various communication activities.
These include publications (108), events (74), external communication (25),
technical meetings (12), surveys / interviews (11).
Co-design aims to create a space where scientists and non-academic stakeholders work together, bridging the gap between science and society to achieve knowledge integration and sustainable societal impact.