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Science Cafe

April 13, 2018

Join Jim Anderson at Science Cafe for “Fisheries, Aquaculture and the Future of Seafood” this coming Monday, April 16 at Blue Gill Quality Foods, beginning at 6pm. Registration here.

Post-Doc

April 13, 2018

A position as a Post-doctoral Research Associate in Fisheries and Aquaculture Economics is now open with Dr. Asche and Dr. Anderson. UF job listing here.

World Ocean Summit

April 13, 2018

Jim Anderson participated in The Economist’s 2018 World Ocean Summit, which combines research, governmental, non-profit, and private industry perspectives to address questions about technological innovation, resilience, and risk of the blue economy.

FL Aquaculture Think Tank

April 13, 2018

Jim Anderson is hosting a Florida Aquaculture Think Tank April 27 at ISFS. This meeting brings together aquaculture entrepreneurs and Florida regulators to explore opportunities for government to encourage the development of aquaculture in the state.

Presented “Global Shrimp Production Review and Forecast”

November 1, 2017

Jim Anderson presented “Global Shrimp Production Review and Forecast” at the 2017 GOAL Conference in Dublin.

Jim Anderson Named 2018 Fellow of the Intl. Institute of Fisheries Economics & Trade

October 20, 2017

Jim Anderson has been named a 2018 Fellow of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics & Trade, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field.

The PLOS ONE article on Fishery Performance Indicators Becomes Top Cited Paper

October 15, 2017

The PLOS ONE article introducing the Fishery Performance Indicators has become one of the top 25% most cited papers in the journal in only 2 years. Anderson JL, Anderson CM, Chu J, Meredith J, Asche F, Sylvia G, et al. (2015) The Fishery Performance Indicators: A Management Tool for Triple Bottom Line Outcomes. PLoS ONE […]

Impact Evaluation of a Fisheries Development Project

October 1, 2017

A new paper applies FPI to evaluate a development project: Impact Evaluation of a Fisheries Development Project by Jingjie Chu, Taryn Garlock, Patrick Sayon, Frank Asche and James Anderson, Marine Policy (2017) 141-149. Free access through October 28.

Reducing Resource Use at the Seafood- Energy- Water Nexus: Focus on Efficient Production and Waste Reduction

October 1, 2017

Congratulations to James Anderson and Frank Asche for their recently funded proposal to the NSF/NIFA Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems program: “Reducing Resource Use at the Seafood- Energy- Water Nexus: Focus on Efficient Production and Waste Reduction”. This $2.5 million effort, a collaboration with researchers at Johns Hopkins and Arizona […]

The New Institute for Sustainable Food Systems and Fisheries, Aquaculture and the Future of Seafood

October 1, 2017

Jim Anderson presented at the Food & Resource Economics departmental seminar: “The New Institute for Sustainable Food Systems and Fisheries, Aquaculture and the Future of Seafood” 10/20/17. More info here.

Aquaculture: Its Role in the Future of Food

October 1, 2017

Dr. Anderson, Dr. Asche, Dr. Garlock, and Dr. Chu have authored Aquaculture: Its Role in the Future of Food, a chapter in the recently published book “World Agricultural Resources and Food Security: International Food Security”, number 17 in the Frontiers of Economics and Globalization series, available here.

Fishery Performance Indicators Manual version 1.3

September 1, 2017

The Fishery Performance Indicators Manual version 1.3, by James L. Anderson, Christopher M. Anderson, Jingjie Chu & Jennifer Meredith has been released. This manual provides a framework for assessing fisheries health based on a triple bottom line, incorporating information across ecosystem health, economic health, and social health axes. It is available here.

The Future of Seafood

March 1, 2017

Dr. Anderson, Director of the UF/IFAS Institute for Sustainable Food Systems, delivered the keynote address during the Loews Hotels Farmers Summit in Orlando, FL on March 27-28, 2017: “The Future of Seafood”.

Special session on Fishery Performance Indicators at the North American Association of Fisheries Economists

March 1, 2017

Dr. Anderson, Dr. Asche, and Dr. Garlock of the UF/IFAS Institute for Sustainable Food Systems co-led a special session on Fishery Performance Indicators at the North American Association of Fisheries Economists’ Forum 2017 on March 22-24, 2017.

Market Interactions between Aquaculture and the Common-Property Commercial Fishery

January 1, 2017

James L. Anderson, Director of ISFS, selected to receive first Publication Of Enduring Significance Awards from Marine Resource Economics for his 1985 article “Market Interactions between Aquaculture and the Common-Property Commercial Fishery,”

State of the Shrimp Industry

September 6, 2016

James Anderson presented the annual report of the state of the shrimp industry in China September 21, 2016. More information here.

Future of Food Committee

July 1, 2016

James Anderson was invited to be on the Future of Food committee at the World Bank.

International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade Meeting

July 1, 2016

James Anderson attended the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade meeting July 11-15, 2016 in Aberdeen, Scotland.

Panel About Global Food Security with Rep. Ted Yoho

May 1, 2016

Jim Anderson, Director of ISFS, is participating in a UF / IFAS “Panel About Global Food Security with Rep. Ted Yoho” on May 2, 2016 at the UF Animal Sciences Horse Teaching Unit from 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm.

Economic Advice in Fisheries Management Conference

February 1, 2016

‌James Anderson, Director ISFS will deliver an invited presentation on, “Fishery Performance Indicators” at the Economic Advice in Fisheries Management conference sponsored by the European Commission of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries. The conference will be held in Malta, Feb 4-5 2016.

Plenary Speech The Future of Aquaculture and Its Role in the Global Food System at Aquaculture 2016

February 1, 2016

James Anderson, Director of ISFS will deliver the plenary speech The Future of Aquaculture and Its Role in the Global Food System at Aquaculture 2016. Aquaculture 2016 this year will be held Feb. 22-26, 2016 in Las Vegas. It is the world’s largest aquaculture conference and tradeshow hosting an estimated 4000 attendees from over 90 […]