What is the Blue Economy?

The blue economy at a glance

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Thought leaders on the blue economy

Mahawa Kaba Wheeler

Director, Women, Gender and Development Directorate, Bureau of the Chairperson, African Union Commission
“Women must be at the heart of Africa’s blue economy”

Hon. Jonathan Wilkinson

Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Canada
“The start of an important global conversation on the blue economy”

Ambassador Toshitsugu Uesawa & Siddharth Chatterjee

Japan’s Ambassador to Kenya & UN Resident Coordinator to Kenya
“Africa’s giant blue economy potential”

Cameron Diver

Deputy Director-General at the Pacific Community (SPC)
“The blue economy for the blue planet”

Cyrus Rustomjee

Senior Fellow, Global Economy Programme, Centre for International Governance Innovation, Managing Director, CETAWorld
“The blue economy – a new frontier for small island developing states”

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