Peter J. NʹDow - (JR) MSc, BSc (Hons)

Peter NDow is project manager for the African Development Bank (ADB) and Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) funded Artisanal Fisheries Development Project in the Gambia (2003 to now). This project saw the construction of the first modern fisheries port and fish market in The Gambia. He was awarded BSc (Hons) in Fisheries studies from Humberside University (UK) in 1990 and a Masters degree in Fisheries Science from Hull University (UK) in 1991. Prior to this, Peter spent a year in Japan in 1984 in the Kanagawa International Fisheries Training Center (KIFTC) in Japan where he studied Coastal Fisheries Extension. He returned to Japan in 1998 to Kanagawa International Fisheries Training Center (KIFTC) to train in Fisheries Development Planning. His earlier working life was spent at the Fisheries Department in The Gambia (1979 – 2003). During this time he co-ordinated the implementation of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) funded artisanal development fisheries projects in The Gambia (in Bakau, Tanji and Gunjur).