Published at 21/05/2019

BIOFUND takes part of the 2019 International Conference "Growing Blue"

BIOFUND will take part of “Growing Blue” conference, organized by the Ministry of the Sea, Inland Waters and Fisheries, between May 23 and 25, this year at the Joaquim Chissano Conference Center and the Fisheries Museum in the city of Maputo.

The initiative of the Ministry of the Sea, Inland Waters and Fisheries, aims to promote the integration of the development of the oceans economies in the framework of sustainable Blue Economy, taking into account the robust scientific and technological knowledge.

BIOFUND, on May 24th and 25th, will provide a voyage to the oceans world through an exhibition of marine biodiversity. “Together for the Valorization of Fisheries and Marine Resources in Mozambique, is the theme that will be illustrated in panels and photographs around items such as sustainable fishing, the importance of mangroves, among other aspects. The thematic will also be addressed at Joaquim Chissano Conference center on May 23rd and 24th

Biofund aims to drive visitors to a reflection on the pressure that the marine ecosystem is undergoing because of the human activities that directly affect the oceans. The exhibition will focus on the richness of underwater biodiversity in Mozambique, which should be protected by its relevance in people’s lives and ecosystems.

The theme of the conference will be “Sustainable and Shared Ocean Exploration”, with discussion sessions being organized around various topics, with emphasis on topics such as Governance and Ocean Sustainability;

Simultaneously with the activities mentioned in the above paragraph, in the amphitheater of the Museum of Fisheries, an exhibition of films with themes related to marine ecosystems is scheduled, in order to alert the public of the importance of the preservation of the oceans.