John Valbo Jorgensen

Fisheries Resources Officer

During John’s 20 year career he has mostly worked on inland fisheries including: Fish migrations, larval drift, fisheries value chains and fish consumption surveys, fisheries assessments and using local knowledge for fisheries management. He has published in both scientific and popular media including peer reviewed articles, book chapters, newspapers and magazines. He has a M.Sc. from the University of Copenhagen.

John is currently Fisheries Officer with FAO and he has been working with the organization for 14 years, during this time he has been involved with fisheries projects all over the world and has been actively engaging with the several regional fisheries bodies. He is currently based in Rome, but has also been posted at the FAO Subregional office for Meso-America in Panama, and before working with FAO in several countries in the Asian region.