On 9 November AZTI organised a webinar in the framework of the AQUAPEF project on Environmental Footprint in the aquaculture sector. It was attended by almost a hundred aquaculture professionals, environmental policy makers, technical advisors, researchers, among others.
During the event, new strategies and production methods to improve environmental sustainability were discussed, the PEF methodology and its applicability to the aquaculture sector was presented, it was introduced the AQUAPEF tool, an online platform to easily calculate the Environmental Footprint of aquaculture products, and they were shown possible strategies to communicate the environmental improvement of aquaculture products.
Below you have all the information about the speakers of the session and you can also download their presentations.
Welcome and presentation of the event
Saioa Ramos – Coordinator of LIFE AQUAPEF project (AZTI)
Present and future of the PEF methodology
Alicia Boyano Larriba – Policy Officer DG ENV (European Commission)
Marine Fish PEFCR: What has been done so far?
Henrik Stenwig – Officer of the Marine Fish PEFCR technical secretariat (FHL)
Towards sustainable aquaculture
Javier Ojeda – General secretary (FEAP)
Facilitating sustainable feed production
Anton van den Brink – Deputy Secretary General (FEFAC)
Environmental improvement strategies in aquaculture production
Manolis Tsapakis – Researcher (HCMR)
Maite Cidad – Researcher at the Division of Efficient and sustainbale proceses (AZTI)
Communication strategies to increase added value of aquaculture products
Liesbet Vranken – Researcher. Head of Society-Environment Interactions Research Group (KU LEUVEN)
If you were not able to attend, you have the opportunity to watch the webinar online.