Havstovan - Faroe Marine Research Institute

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Organisation profile

Havstovan granskar føroyska havumhvørvið og tað, sum í tí livir, ráðgevur myndugleikunum um burðardygga gagnnýtslu av fiskastovnum, savnar hagtøl frá kanningum gjørdar í samstarvi við vinnuna ella umborð á rannsóknarskipi, luttekur í altjóða samstarvi, m.a. í ICES og kunnar um granskingarúrslit.

The Faroe Marine Research Institute carries out research on the Faroese marine environment and its living organisms, advises authorities on sustainable utilization of fish stocks, collects statistics from studies performed in collaboration with the industry or on research vessels, participates in international collaboration such as within ICES, and disseminates research results.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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