Latin America Fisheries Forum 2018

The Forum was held at the Hilton Mexico City Reforma

Meeting Materials:


Agenda (Spanish)

List of Participants


Wednesday, February 14

Collaboration & Cooperation Showcase: How industry and NGOs are working together in the region; 
Speakers: Hoyt Peckham (SMARTFish), Gabriela Anaya (Collective Impact Initiative), Citlali Gomez (ComoPesca) 

Thursday, February 15

Opening Panel: Working in a globalized seafood world: The Value of Sustainability
Speakers: Francisco Morales (Walmart), Guillermo Rodriguez (Ocean Garden), Javier VanCauwelaert (Groupo Contramar) 

Supplying Sustainability Focused Markets: farmed and wild seafood
Speakers: Juan Antonio Loustaunau Rodelo (Acuicola Gemso), Mauricio Orellana (ORCA), Cecilia Blasco (SMARTFish) 

Challenges and Opportunities for Artisanal Fisheries
Speakers: Andre Brugger (Netuno), Benjamin Castro Vega (Del Pacifico Seafoods), Minerva Alonso (CeDePesca), Pablo Granados Dieseldorff - Fair Trade USA 

Regional Initiative Showcase
Speakers: Fishery Progress, MSC, EDF, SeaPact, WWF US, Others TBD 

Event Details

  • Date: Wednesday 14 February 2018