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Call for Letters of Inquiry for Large Grants

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is inviting proposals in the form of Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) for large grants from non-governmental organizations, community groups, private, enterprises, universities and other civil society organizations. This is the first call for LOIs for large... Read more...

The 2013 WIOMSA Annual Report is out!

The 2013 Annual Report is out and features the last word from the former WIOMSA President Dr. Nirmal Shah and a welcome note from the new President, Dr. Jacqueline Uku. It showcases our results for 2013. It profiles WIOMSA funded researchers, partnerships and collaborations and highlights key... Read more...

September Issue of the WIOMSA Newsbrief is out!

The Latest Issue of the WIOMSA Newsbrief is out. The issue features stories such as:   i) Science to Policy Consultative Meeting for the WIO region: Defining the process for science informing regional frameworks   ii) A Regional Fisheries Data Analysis and Scientific Writing Workshop... Read more...

Advanced course on Basics of Taxonomy

Advanced course on Basics of Taxonomy DESCRIBING, ILLUSTRATING AND WRITING BIODIVERSITY   The University Eduardo Mondlane (UEM) in collaboration with the Centro de Pesquisa do Ambiente Marinho e Costeiro (CEPAM) and the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of... Read more...

Ninth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium: First Announcement and Call for Abstracts

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA), University of KwaZulu-Natal and Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) are pleased to announce the Ninth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium which will be held in Durban, South Africa from Monday, 26th October – Saturday,... Read more...


With the support of Dalhousie University, the International Ocean Institute (IOI) has offered an intensive, interdisciplinary training programme on Ocean Governance: Policy, Law and Management in in Canada every year since 1981. The programme is aimed primarily at developing country professionals... Read more...

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