PLOCAN participated in the conference “The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the professionalization of the Blue Economy” at the headquarters of the Port Authority of Vigo in the framework of the BlueFishing Training project highlighting the relevance of the SDGs in the context of the blue economy, which focuses on the sustainability of activities related to the management of marine and ocean resources.
The conference addressed various topics related to the 2030 Agenda and the Bluefishing Training project, which seeks to promote innovative approaches to strengthen collaboration between the extractive fishing industry and the scientific community.
The objective of this European project is to reinforce the transfer of knowledge and experience in training, research, and innovation to improve the competitiveness of the sector in the field of sustainable fisheries, research and innovation to improve the competitiveness of the sector in the field of sustainable fisheries. Besides, the day was enriched by the participation of leading experts and the presentation of case studies related to the SDGs and the blue economy.
The president of the Port Authority of Vigo, Carlos Botana Lagarón, closed the conference by emphasizing the importance of promoting sustainable practices in the sector.
Final meeting of the BlueFishing Training project
After the conference, PLOCAN attended the final meeting of the Bluefishing Training project in which the consortium partners presented the results obtained during the development of the project.
BlueFishing Training, composed of five partners, including the Port Authority of Vigo in the role of coordinator, the University of Vigo, the Shipowners’ Cooperative of the Port of Vigo, the Institute for Sustainable Business Growth and the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands, has worked intensively to promote the professionalization and training of the extractive fishing sector, marking an important milestone in the search for a more sustainable future in the blue economy.
BLUE FISHING TRAINING, financed by the European Union through the NextGenerationEU funds by the General Secretary for Fisheries.