Call for application: Training workshop “Transdisciplinarity in Fisheries & Ocean Sustainability”

The objective of the transdisciplinary (TD) training program is to expose participants to a range of issues, challenges and concerns related to fisheries and ocean sustainability, especially those affecting small-scale fisheries, as well as to deepen the understanding about their causes and effects, and to broaden the perspective about how to address them.

Structure: the TD training workshop will begin with a series of lectures on theories and main concepts, such as transdisciplinarity, wicked problems, stakeholders, governance, governability, and sustainability, accompanied by exercises and practical to facilitate learning. Participants will be working in small groups to analyse the case studies using the frameworks learned, including stakeholder analysis, institutional analysis, and governability assessment.

Target group: the target group for the TD training workshop in Cape Town are young professionals and early career scientists from Africa with background and knowledge about fisheries and ocean, and with keen interest on contributing to sustainability.

Cost: the majority of the costs will be covered by the organizers, including visa fees, transportation, accommodations (on a shared basis) and meals. Any other costs associated with the workshop will be covered by the participants.


How to apply?

Download the registration form from HERE. The completed form should be sent to no later than December 3rd, 2018.

Applications will be evaluated by the selection committee and the notification of acceptance to the course will be sent by December 10th, 2018.

If you have any questions, please contact