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VIDEO: West Africa Case Study Project Inception Meeting

The West Africa team met for the Case Study Inception Meeting on Zoom on March 28, 2024. The Case Study aims to resolve FCB challenges related to IUU (Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated) fishing and plastic pollution in the Gulf of Guinea, with a focus on Ghana and Nigeria. This inception meeting is the official launch … Read more

Student Aleah Wong is Storytellers Challenge finalist

Congratulations to Solving-FCB MSc student Aleah Wong, who has made it to the final round of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) 2024 Storytellers Challenge. The annual challenge asks postsecondary students across the country to inspire audiences with a compelling research story—in up to 300 words or three minutes—demonstrating how SSHRC-funded research is … Read more

Rashid Sumaila named one of the most influential Africans in 2023

Solving-FCB co-director Dr. Rashid Sumaila has been named one of the most influential Africans in 2023 by the premier magazine New African. This comes after an award-heavy year including winning the Tyler Prize alongside Dr. Daniel Pauly and the Prince Albert I Medal. From New African Magazine: Professor Rashid Sumaila, the Canada-based research chair in … Read more

“Who stands to benefit?” To engage in deep-sea mining or not. Not, say international scientists

Deep sea mining will produce far too little benefits for the harm it will cause. That is the result of an analysis by marine scientists and policy experts from around the globe, led by Solving-FCB Co-Director Dr. Rashid Sumaila.