Heimo Mikkola, Ph.D. is Adjunct Professor from the Eastern Finland University, Kuopio, Finland. He started his international career with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Colombia in 1974 and retired as a Resident Representative of FAO in Uruguay in 2007. Since retiring from FAO, Dr. Mikkola has been a part-time professor at three Kazakh universities and one Kyrgyz university. He has visited 139 countries (South America, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Guadeloupe, Panama, and Venezuela) and written almost 700 work reports and scientific papers, including ten edited books. He has published some 250 fisheries and aquaculture-related papers, including an edited InTech book on Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Modern World published in 2016.