During September 4-15, 2017, the Africa Training Institute (ATI) is hosting an Australia National University (ANU) course on Ocean Governance and Sustainable Fisheries. The course is organized in the context of the Australia Awards Africa program, in collaboration with James Cook University, and Rhodes University, and is the second ANU course hosted by ATI. The first, on which ATI collaborated closely both in terms of the content and the delivery of the training, took place in July 2017, as a complement to the IMF’s course on Macroeconomic Management in Resource-Rich Countries. This second event, opened today, September 4, with welcome remarks by His Excellency Mr. Volkan Alasya, Deputy High Commissioner and Consul at the Australian High Commission, Mrs. Fong Weng Poorun, Senior Chief Executive at the Ministry of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources and Shipping in Mauritius, and Ms. Gillian Nkhata, Deputy Director at ATI. The participants come from a wide range of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and have relevant background in areas covered by the course.