Sofia Käll's research focuses on opportunities and barriers for private governance to improve the sustainability of fisheries globally
By studying the emergent trend of so called Fishery Improvement Projects, she is particularly interested in understanding how value chain strategies for sustainable seafood affect small-scale fisheries. She joined the Global Economic Dynamics and the Biosphere Programme as a research assistant in 2015, before starting her PhD at GEDB as part of a collaboration with the Stockholm Resilience Centre at Stockholm University.
Sofia holds a MSc in Social-Ecological Resilience for Sustainable Development from Stockholm University and a BSc in Environmental Science and Human Ecology from Gothenburg University. Before joining GEDB, Sofia worked with community resilience and disaster risk reduction within the European Commission and the International Organisation for Migration.
News articles with Käll, Sofia
Research news | 2021-06-09
Four signs the seafood industry is getting wiser about the ocean
“Bitter realities” remain but signs exist that seafood industry operations are starting to be more reflective of stewardship ideals
Research news | 2019-10-16
Going from promising to a source for good
New study provides first global analysis of private governance initiatives dealing with environmental challenges in fisheries. It shows how they come with tremendous potential but some big weaknesses too