There is immense traction in the blue economy to figure on the agenda of the G20—an international forum focused on reviving international trade and the global market in a post-pandemic world. As the G20’s focus has shifted from business-as-usual models to sustainable businesses, the integrated development and sustainable growth of their ocean economies can be supported and strengthened. This Policy Brief offers policy recommendations that can be replicated and adopted from the successful initiatives of G20 members. Such a regenerative and sustainable growth strategy could permeate all sectors, including livelihoods, tourism, fisheries, the ocean economy, maritime security, and climate action. The brief also describes the barriers to financing a sustainable ocean economy and suggests pathways to ensure that the benefits of the ocean are available to all.

Click here to read the Issue Brief: Enhancing Knowledge Partnerships, Financial Mechanisms and G20 Leadership for a Thriving Blue Economy

This Issue Brief was first published on T20 India

Senior Associate, Research at CPPR

Anisree Suresh is a Senior Associate, at Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR). She completed her M.A in International Studies from the School of International and Area Studies, Goa University. She has done a couple of research internships at reputed research institutions of IR. Her master’s dissertation was on BIMSTEC and Indo-Pacific and published a research paper on the same. Her research interests pertain to security studies, South Asia, Indo-Pacific, IR theory and gender.

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