The problem is that there are actually not that many fish left in the sea. Now I’m talking about real fish, not partners. Since 1970 we have experienced a decline in marine species populations by 49%. 29% of all fish stocks are overfished and 61% are fully fished. Some estimates show that in 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in our seas.

Trade in services is spurring growth in Africa as it becomes more advanced and specialised. Now, as the Global Goals are to be implemented, there is great potential for Swedish solutions in water purification, environmental technology and sanitation.