22 August

Finance seminar at Nor-Fishing in Trondheim

Trondheim, Norway
10:00 - 13:00

Would you like to learn more about financing of fisheries? Please attend GIEK’s presentation and learn what GIEK, Export Credit Norway and other financial partners can offer the fishing industry at the seminar International Financing of Fisheries on 22 August 10am-1pm at Nor-Fishing.

The seminar is organized by the Food and Agriculture organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Nor-Fishing Foundation

International Financing of Fisheries

10:00 Welcome 
10:05 Introduction to the Blue Economy challenge in resource mobilization and instruments available. By Arni Mathiesen, Assistant Director General, FAO 
10:20 Financing development: The Sustainable Development Goals and blended finance. By Roberto Ridolfi, Special Advisor, Strategy and Financing Development, FAO 
10:35 Fleet financing. By Innovation Norway 
10:50 Financing development. By The World Bank 
11:10 Financing development - by region. Speaker to be announced 
11:30 Fisheries financing in Africa. By Blessing Mapfumo, Fisheries Analyst 
11:50 Commercial banks - how to approach them. Speaker to be announced 
12:10 The stock market as a source of fisheries finance. By the Oslo Stock Market (to beconfirmed) 
12:25 Financing investments in fisheries and aquaculture in Norway and abroad. By Atle Bjørkheim on behalf of the GIEK and Export Credit Norway. 
12:45 Summing up 

Date: 22 August 2018
Time: 10am -1pm
Place: On board M/S Sunnhordland at Skansen, in the aft lounge.

The presentations will be held in English. Se further programme on Nor-Fishing’s website. Read more about Nor-Fishing.

GIEK will be present to answer questions after the seminar, represented by client advisers from both our department for ship financing and the department for project and corporate financing.  

If you are unable to attend the seminar or wish to book a more exclusive meeting while in Trondheim, please contact us. GIEK will be in Trondheim 21 and 22 August. 

We look forward to yet another pleasant week at Nor-Fishing in Trondheim, and to meet Norwegian suppliers, fishermen and foreign buyers with an interest for Norwegian fishing technology and expertise!

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Vilde Grønn Larsen

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Jan Inge Roald

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Anne Christin Døvigen

Senior Vice President

Atle Bjørkheim

First Vice President