Our place in Aavishkaar’s impact portfolio

By | October 17th, 2016|Categories: Indonesia, Social Impact|Tags: , , , , , , |

In Aavishkaar's annual impact report, you can find a summary of progress made by their portfolio companies and the opportunities ahead. The 2015 Impact Report featured our Community Based Fishery Management project, their first investment from the Aavishkaar Frontier Fund and their first in Indonesia. We believe in Aavishkaar's mission because they're constantly negotiating their responsibilities as [...]

Key takeaways from the FAO’s annual report “The State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture”

By | September 12th, 2016|Categories: Community-based fishery management, Sustainability|Tags: , , , |

The Food and Agriculture of the United Nations (FAO) began publishing their annual report titled “The State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture” in an effort to provide an objective look at where we are today with global fish production and the associated challenges and opportunities. With over 200 pages, we realize you may not have [...]

Founder and Principal Jerry Knecht featured as a panelist at the Economist’s regional fisheries conference

By | August 15th, 2016|Categories: Social Impact, Sustainability|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jerry presented the progress of our community-based fishery management model at the recent South-East Asia and Pacific Regional Fisheries Summit in Indonesia. The Economist convened a group of investors, government representatives, non-profit organizations and multi-lateral agencies to discuss how to drive investment in sustainable fisheries. The integrated fishery model quickly became a focal point in discussing [...]