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Proposed date: 24th of November 2020 Time: 17:00 to 18:30 pm (Nairobi, East Africa Time) Proposed format: Presentation of perspectives and Discussions Workshop venue: Dialogue, using Zoom platform Registration link: https://awf-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYodumsrD0rHt2ICayxxn0yUDRZd_pTH2zy   Download the full announcement.  
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The Remote Sensing and Mapping for Coral Reef Conservation Online Course is designed to help marine managers, conservation practitioners, scientists, decision makers, and GIS professionals decide whether remote sensing products and mapping technologies can help inform their conservation and restoration work, and which tools are best suited to their needs. It prominently features the Allen...
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Webinar by TCC-Africa on ‘Scholarships: Challenges and Opportunities for Researchers in the Global South’ Description of webinar:  What are the challenges in student financing in the Global South? What opportunities exist for early career researchers (Undergraduate- PostDocs)? What Global partnerships exist to provide scholarships to early career researchers? When? Nov 27, 2020, 12:00 PM East...
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Stimson Center and WIOMSA Partner to Measure Climate Risk in Mombasa, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Stimson’s CORVI assessment tool will help both cities determine their vulnerability to climate change, integrate risks into their decision making, and prioritize actions that can build resilience and access climate finance. WASHINGTON, DC – The Stimson Center and...
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The latest issue of the Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science has just been published. This issue, Vol 19, No 1 (2020) has the following articles: i) Vilma Machava-António, Salomão O. Bandeira, Célia C. Macamo, Rosalina Mahanzule – Value chain analysis of mangrove forests in central Mozambique: Uses, stakeholders and income ii) Walter Jabali,...
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The deadline for submission of Discussion papers for the WIO Science to Policy meeting to be held in February 2021 has been extended to 30 November 2020. For more details on the criteria for reviewing the discussion papers; objectives, structure and themes of the Science to Policy workshop, please download the concept note.    
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Invitation to attend online seminar on building institutional and stakeholders capacities on marine spatial planning: Building capacity of institutions and stakeholders involved in the MSP process for the Kenyan EEZ and nearshore!  When? 21-22 October 2020, 9:00-13:30 (GMT+3) Registration day 1: http://on.unesco.org/KE_EEZ1 Registration day 2: http://on.unesco.org/KE_EEZ2
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2019 was a year of remarkable progress and impact for WIOMSA. The 2019 Annual report captures how WIOMSA has worked mindfully and effectively to take advantage of the opportunities presented to work at the intersection of science, management, policy and society in the coastal and marine environment of the Western Indian Ocean region. The various...
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Blue Action Fund is interested in setting up a network of evaluators of its grant programme. To that effect, it is seeking Expressions of Interest from qualified candidates in Eastern and Western Africa and the Eastern Tropical Pacific Regions. With a growing grant portfolio, the objective is to identify a small number of experts in...
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In response to the decisions of the Contracting Parties, the Nairobi Convention Secretariat and WIOMSA in collaboration with partners will convene a Science to Policy meeting in February 2021. The meeting will promote the link between science and policy for evidence-based decision making and provide the COP with timely technical advice and policy recommendations for...
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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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