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The U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) U.S. Global Development Lab is pleased to announce an open solicitation for human and institutional capacity building collaborations between higher education institutions (HEIs) in the United States and those in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) under the Science, Technology, Innovation and Partnerships (STIP) Annual Program Statement (APS). This...
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It´s official! Sida and WIOMSA have signed an agreement on the next 5 years of support to WIOMSA. The MASMA Programme “Generating the Scientific and Policy Relevant Knowledge for achieving SDG 14 and Facilitating Implementation of the Paris Agreement in the WIO Region” will run from 2018-2022. The agreement was signed by the Sida Senior...
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University of Florida in partnership with the African Billfish Foundation and Pwani University are organizing a Regional Training Course on Practical Tools in Quantitative Fisheries Assessment. The training sessions will be held at Pwani University, Kilifi Kenya, from 16th – 26th July 2018. Interested applicants should complete the online application form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/quantitative_fisheries_kenya or thr attached...
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Three fact sheets to communicate the economic and social importance of coral reefs at a country and regional level have been released. Data is provided for more than 50 coral reef countries in 3 regions. Each factsheet provides easy to read economic and social data for the three main ecosystems services provided by coral reefs:...
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The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is an equal opportunity employer and seeks Marine Conservationists to implement field-based marine conservation projects in Tanzania. WCS is a leading actor in marine research and conservation globally. In Tanzania www.wcstanzania.org WCS is working in 5 land/seascapes across the country. We are looking to further develop our marine conservation with...
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Nominations open for The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018 The MIDORI Prize, a biennial international prize co-organized by the AEON Environmental Foundation and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), honors three individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. We would like you to nominate candidates...
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The Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program is happy to announce a new initiative aimed at supporting the career development of women in science: the Women in Science Mentoring Program. This program is designed in response to established studies showing that women are underrepresented in higher education and academia, in part due to...
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The Seychelles has created protected areas “the size of Great Britain” in the Indian Ocean. In exchange for getting some of its national debt paid off, the island nation has agreed to protect 210,000 sq km (81,000 sq miles) of ocean. The reserves will limit tourism and fishing activities in the Seychelles to halt further...
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Timothy McClanahan and Nyawira Muthiga, founders of the Wildlife Conservation Society’s coral reef program, won the first Award for Conservation Excellence, or ACE. The award carries a cash prize of $100,000, as well as a $5,000 Cabela’s gift certificate.               @Kimberly Fletcher Read the full article.
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Dr. Jacqueline Uku has been elected by the WIOMSA Board of Trustees to continue serving as WIOMSA President. The board elected Dr. Ranjeet Bhagooli as Vice President and Prof. Yunus Mgaya as Treasurer. The officials were elected during the 38th meeting of the WIOMSA Board of Trustees that was held in Nairobi, Kenya on the...
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President
Dr. Jacqueline Uku
Kenya Marine and Fisheries
Research Institute (KMFRI)
P.O. Box 81651, Mombasa 80100 KENYA
juku988@gmail.com

Vice President
Prof. Ranjeet Bhagooli
Faculty of Science
University of Mauritius
Reduit 80837
MAURITIUS
r.bhagooli@uom.ac.mu

Treasurer
Prof. Yunus Mgaya
National Institute of Medical Research (NIMR)
P.O. Box 9653
Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA
yunusmgaya@gmail.com

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