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Australia launches ‘Blue Economy Challenge’ in Sri Lanka

ECONOMYNEXT – The Australian High Commission has launched the Blue Economy Challenge in Sri Lanka, part of an Indian Ocean wide effort to find new ways for aquaculture.

It is a 03 million Australian dollar initiative of the Australian Government that calls for new ideas from innovators, entrepreneurs, designers, NGOs and academics from across the Indian Ocean region.

“The selection process for the Blue Economy Challenge is competitive, and open across the Indian Ocean region,” a statement said.

“If you have a creative idea to help improve aquaculture, take up the challenge! Get in touch via the website http://theblueeconomychallenge.org.” 
(Colombo/March09/2016)