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Global Aquaculture Advocate article features Mariska Bottema - 'The social network: A key to building an effective Aquaculture Improvement Project model'

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July 20, 2020

Mariska Bottema is working towards a PhD in aquaculture governance at the Environmental Policy Department.

Bottema's work is featured in the following Global Aquaculture Advocate news article, 'The social network: A key to building an effective Aquaculture Improvement Project model'. The article shines a spotlight on her work, involving Aquaculture Improvement Projects (AIP) and the SUPERSEAS project - in which the focus is on supermarket supported area-based management and certification in Southeast Asia.

Below is a sneak preview of the article authored by Lisa Duchene and published in the Global Aquaculture Advocate news online. Check out the full article HERE.

Wageningen University researcher, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership find value in ‘horizontal collaboration’ approach

Call it the “friends and family” strategy. It’s already paying off in efforts to recruit fish farmers into environmental-protection initiatives known as aquaculture improvement projects (AIPs).

The approach is a key finding in researcher Mariska Bottema’s study of how to reduce risks and improve environmental performance among small aquaculture operations.

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photo credits: Sustainable Fisheries Partnership and Global Aquaculture Alliance