Jeppe Kolding is professor in fisheries at University of Bergen, specializing in small-scale fisheries in developing countries. Previously he was employed by the Institute of Marine Research, Centre for Development Cooperation in Fisheries, where he worked with the R/V Dr. Fridtjof Nansen programme under FAO. He has lived and worked several years in various African countries and has experience from shorter term engagements in more than 25 developing countries. Primary research interest is fish stock assessment, ecology, harvest strategies and management of small-scale tropical fisheries. He has been a member of the IUCN/CEM Fisheries Expert Group (FEG http://www.ebcd.org/en/IUCN_CEM_FEG/) since 2008 where he initiated the work on ‘Balanced harvest’.
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