TaskForce plans and prepares Network activities. Participant involvement and expertise are valuable in shaping the direction and success of our collective initiatives within the Network. Together, we work collaboratively to address challenges and make meaningful progress in achieving our shared mission. The TaskForce has quarterly and ad-hoc digital meetings.

TaskForce members 2024

  • (Leader & Network Head) Anita Utheim Iversen | Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries
  • (Secretariat) Maria Wik Markhus | Institute of Marine Research, Norway
  • (Secretariat) Rita Hannisdal | Institute of Marine Research, Norway
  • (Working group leader) Peter Haugen | Institute of Marine Research, Norway
  • (Working group leader) Yuko Nanjo | Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries & Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
  • (Working group leader) Nina Liland | Institute of Marine Research, Norway
  • (Working group leader) Johanne Nordby Fremstad | Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad)
  • Illias Grampas | European Bureau for Conservation and Development (EBCD)
  • Despina Symons | EBCD
  • Richard Abila | International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
  • Livar Frøyland | Institute of Marine Research, Norway
  • Marian Kjellevold | Institute of Marine Research, Norway
  • Nina Kristin Snyder | Norad
  • Stineke Oenema | UN Nutrition
  • Mathilda Steiner | University of Ghana
  • Stefán Jón Hafstein | Aquatic Blue Food Coalition & Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs
  • Shakuntala Thilsted | Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)
  • Subha Bhassu | University of Malaysia