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Impact-Investor: Aqua-Spark CEO says Institutional Capital Key to Growing Aquaculture

Impact-Investor: Aqua-Spark CEO says Institutional Capital Key to Growing Aquaculture

“Despite “multidimensional threats” facing the worlds’ oceans, SDG 14 – life below water – continues to receive the least funding of any of the SDGs, UN secretary-general António Guterres told delegates, at the 2022 UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon.

It is a problem that Lissy Smit, CEO of Aqua-Spark, the sustainable aquaculture investment fund, is very familiar with. After 18 months at the helm, Smit believes that getting capital flow to the industry is a substantial challenge. ‘Not just to our fund directly, but into the industry as a whole long-term. It’s an industry that’s going to need going to need a lot of capital going forward.”

Read more in online publication Impact-Investor.

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