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Increase the economic benefits to least developed countries from sustainable use of marine resources through sustainable management of fisheries, aquaculture, and tourism.

Could this be your career mission?

Below are employers you could work for, occupations they employ, and education and training programs to prepare you to achieve this target.
Job Candidate
  1. Local Fishermen's Cooperatives: Formed by local fishermen to collectively market and sell their sustainably caught seafood, ensuring fair prices and responsible fishing practices.

  2. Marine Conservation Societies: Promote sustainable marine resource use through education, advocacy, and collaboration with local businesses and authorities.

  3. Ocean-Friendly Tourism Associations: Develop and promote tourism practices that support local economies while preserving marine ecosystems, encouraging responsible travel.

  4. Maritime Skills Training Centers: Provide training and education in sustainable fishing and aquaculture practices, empowering community members with the skills needed for environmentally friendly marine resource management.

  5. Shellfish Restoration Coalitions: Restore and maintain healthy shellfish populations, which contribute to both ecological balance and economic benefits through fisheries.

  6. Seaside Farmers' Market Associations: Support local farmers and aquaculturists by organizing regular markets for the sale of sustainably harvested seafood and other marine products.

  7. Marine Technology Innovation Hubs: Foster innovation in marine-related technologies, with a focus on creating economic opportunities through sustainable practices, such as eco-friendly fishing gear or aquaculture advancements.

  8. Marine Resource Education Centers: Educate the local community about sustainable marine resource management, providing workshops, seminars, and outreach programs to raise awareness and promote responsible practices.

  9. Eco-Tourism Development Societies: Develop and promote eco-friendly tourism initiatives centered around marine environments, aiming to generate economic benefits while minimizing the impact on the local ecosystem.

  10. Local Seafood Certification Councils: Certify and promote sustainably sourced seafood from the community, ensuring that businesses adhere to environmentally friendly practices and providing consumers with information to make informed choices.

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