Fish Night @ IIED will launch book and online network

News, 7 November 2013
The International Institute for Environment and Development will launch our latest book, Economic Incentives for Marine and Coastal Conservation: Prospects, Challenges and Policy Implications on Thursday 28 November at our office in London.

We will also launch ‘FishNet’— an online, multi-stakeholder portal that will promote increased understanding and appropriate management for sustainable fisheries.

The book – edited by IIED researcher Essam Yassin Mohammed -- shows how economic instruments can be used to as incentives to conserve marine and coastal resources. For more information see the publisher’s website.

The event details are as follows:

When: 28 November 2013 at 17:00 – 20:00

Where: 80-86 Gray’s Inn Road, WC1X 8NH, London

FishNet launch:

17.00 – 17.30: FishNet launch – refreshments will be provided

Book launch:

17.45 – 17.50 Liz Carlile, IIED’s director of communications

17.50 – 18.00 Camilla Toulmin, director of IIED

18.00 – 18.15 Phil Burgess, Global Ocean Commission

18.15 – 18.45 Essam Yassin Mohammed, IIED researcher

18.45 – 19.10 Q&A Session

19.10 – 20.00 Networking – refreshments will be provided

To register:  Email Space is limited and places will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

Notes to editors

The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is an independent, non-profit research institute. Set up in 1971 and based in London, IIED provides expertise and leadership in researching and achieving sustainable development (see:

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