Laying the Foundation: 2005-2010

Laying the Foundation: 2005-2010

Laying the Foundation

The Institute saw its initial five year implementation plan as ‘Laying the Foundation' for Vision 2020. In 2005-2010 the Institute built its infrastructure, human resources, programs, capacity and expertise – these are the supports that enable the Institute to take advantage of the growth opportunities in the global oceans economy.

The Institute was able to accomplish a number of its initiatives outlined in Vision 2020 during the first implementation phase, these items include but are not limited to: