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Norway: Kofi Annan is keynote speaker for AquaVision 2012
Tuesday, 14 February 2012 11:06

Kofi Annan, for ten years Secretary-General ofthe United Nations, will be the main speaker at AquaVision 2012, 11–13 June in Stavanger, Norway. Mr Annan will directly address the food security challenges of the coming decades. The conference will explore ways in which aquaculture can contribute sustainably to feeding the growing world population. AquaVision is a world-class aquaculture conference that attracts a diverse range of stakeholders to Stavanger every two years and will do so again in June 2012. The conference, organised by Skretting and its parent company Nutreco since 1996, has established itself as an important meeting place for some 400 participants from around 30 countries.

The theme for AquaVision 2012 is ‘Meeting tomorrow today’ and the two day programme will focus on the three main topics: “Feeding 9 billion people in a sustainable way”, “The blue revolution in Asia” and “Beyond tomorrow”. Kofi Annan will contribute with his knowledge and experience on global food security for a growing population.