Capacity4Dev debate “What is needed to make the blue economy work?”




“What is needed to make the blue economy work?”

An increasing number of coastal countries are betting on the blue economy to promote the sustainable development of their coastlines. The blue economy is vital for the island nations of the Pacific, the Caribbean and Africa because of their strong interdependence with the ocean. The blue economy is well understood to be about the sustainable use and conservation of the oceans.

But what is needed to make it work?

Discuss your ideas with global experts, join the debate!

EU GCCA+ expert Pierre Failler who coordinated the Blue Economy strategies for the African Union, the Indian Ocean Commission, and individual countries like Bangladesh, the Bahamas and the Seychelles, is ready to engage in the debate.