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Global recognition for CMFRI scientist

Dr Shyam S Salim, principal scientist at the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has been elected as regular executive member of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET) based in Oregon State University, USA.  

Published: 03rd April 2018 10:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th April 2018 05:29 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

KOCHI:Dr Shyam S Salim, principal scientist at the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has been elected as regular executive member of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET) based in Oregon State University, USA.  

The IIFET, which is a global organisation consisting more than 700 members from over 65 countries around the world, provides an international forum for the exchange of research, information, and ideas on the economics of fisheries management, seafood trade, and aquaculture.

Shyam, an expert in fisheries economics at the CMFRI, was elected  in recognition of his research and development initiatives in areas such as marine fisheries economics, domestic marketing, international trade, climate change, women empowerment, policy research and management.
Post PhD in Agricultural Economics, he worked as a scientist at the Central Institute of Fisheries

Education, ICAR and provided student guidance and has proven research accomplishment in fisheries sector. He later joined CMFRI as a senior scientist, with expertise in niche areas of fisheries economics and management, markets and trade, climate change and policy research.

He is currently coordinating the international climate change research project and its implications on food security. He has developed considerable international linkage with AISRF, MSU, Belmont Forum and G8 Research Councils. He leads the pioneer research on supply chain management of marine fisheries sector in India and its policy perspectives.

His research focuses on resource economics and market research, policy research and international trade, socio economics, vulnerability studies and climate change.

Dr Shyam S Salim who has been elected as regular executive member of the US headquartered International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade



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