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Call for authors - Estuaries of the World Series volume on the Western Indian Ocean

Prospective authors are invited to submit a title and abstract according to the following directives: The length of abstracts should be between 150 to 250 words. Abstracts should be in the English language. Abstracts should be submitted as softcopy in Microsoft Word or compatible software. The... Read more...

Call for proposals: Port-City-Environment Nexus and By-catch problems in artisanal and semi-commercial fisheries: DEADLINE IS NEARING

WIOMSA through its Commissioned Competitive Research Grant Programme is pleased to announce calls for proposals for research on “Understanding the Port-City-Environment Nexus for the Major Ports of the Western Indian Ocean region” and “Addressing by-catch problems in artisanal and... Read more...

Call for expression of interest in IFS Collaborative Research Grants 2014

Call for expression of interest in IFS Collaborative Research Grants 2014 Focusing on Biodiversity   IFS announces a call for Collaborative Research Proposals from early-career scientists in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda,... Read more...

Dr. Jacqueline Uku elected WIOMSA President!

Dr. Jacqueline Uku, Senior Research Scientist at the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) and Project Coordinator for the World Bank funded Kenya Coastal Development Project (KCDP) has been elected as the President of WIOMSA. She began her term as the President on Friday the 21st... Read more...

Swedish Ambassador to Kenya visits a MASMA Project in Comoros

The new Swedish Ambassador to Kenya (who is also responsible for the Comoros and the Seychelles), Mr. Johan Borgstam, was in Moroni this week to present his credentials to the President of Comoros and he took the opportunity to visit projects funded by the Government of Sweden.  Mr.... Read more...


The WIO-COMPAS Programme assesses and certifies Marine Protected Area (MPA) Professionals in the WIO Region based on recognized standards of excellence. It promotes competences, professional growth and ethical conduct. Are YOU ready to become a certified MPA PRO?  See the details below to... Read more...

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