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Åsmund Bjordal

Phone: 906 96 701

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Since 2007 director of the Center for Development Cooperation in Fisheries at the IMR. CDCF represents and coordinates expertise from 5 governmental institutions in development cooperation projects for sustainable management of fisheries, aquaculture and marine environment. At present CDCF is involved in projects in 12 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin-America and operates the reserach vessel "Dr. Fridtjof Nansen" in close cooperation with FAO.

(See: www.imr.no, www.cdcf.no and www.eaf-nansen.org )

Curriculum Vitae

Personal data:
Born: 22.07.1951, Molde, Norway
Work adress: Institute of Marine Research, P.O. Box 1870 Nordnes, N-5817 Bergen
e-post: aasmund@imr.no

Education:
1970: High school, Molde
1973: Fishing master, Bergen
1976: MA, Marine biology, U. of California, St. Barbara
1979: Graduate, Fisheries Biologyi, U. of Bergen

Work experience:
1979-1993: Scientist/ Senior scientist, IMR. Research areas: Fish behaviour studies as basis for development of pots and longline, welfare of farmed salmon and use of cleanerfish for delousing of farmed salmon.
1993-2005: Research director, Center for Marine Resources, IMR: Scientific advice for sustainable fisheries management
2005-2007: Adviser to the Director of the Fisheries Research Institute in Maputo, Mozambique.
2007-present: Director, Center for Development Cooperation in Fisheries (CDCF) at IMR

Contact information for the Institute of Marine Research

Institute of Marine Research

P. O. Box 1870 Nordnes

5817 Bergen
55 23 85 00

Street address: Nordnesgaten 50 
Delivery address: 
Nordnesgaten 50
5005 Bergen
Norway
Att:(name)

Tromsø Department

P.O Box 6404

9294 Tromsø
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Nye Flødevigveien 20

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