Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association

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Ongoing Projects


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Responses of Biological Productivity and Fisheries to Changes in Atmospheric and Oceanographic Conditions in the Upwelling Region Associated with the East African Coastal Current Comoros and South Africa Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute (TAFIRI) 2016
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A socio-ecological assessment of fisheries in three estuarine systems of the SW Indian Ocean – identifying essential links for improved governance Comoros, South Africa, Mayotte, and Somalia Oceanographic Research Institute (ORI) 2016
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Advancing adaptive co-management of small-scale fisheries in East Africa Comoros, Kenya, and South Africa Wildlife Conservation Society (Kenya) 2014
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Dugongs (Dugong dugon) of the Western Indian Ocean Region: – Identity, Distribution, Status, Threats and Management Mauritius, Comoros, Reunion, South Africa, and Mayotte Association for Conservation and Protection of Dugongs and Marine Mammal Species 2014
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BY-Catch Assessment and Mitigation in Western Indian Ocean Fisheries (BYCAM) Comoros, Kenya, Somalia, South Africa, and Mayotte Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries (MLF) and Fisheries Research Institute (IIP) 2014
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Emerging Knowledge for Local Adaptation – Modifying the Symbiosis of Knowledge and Governance for the Adaptation of Western Indian Ocean Coastal Communities at Risk from Global Change Comoros, Madagascar, Mayotte, and Somalia CSIR 2014
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Linking marine science, traditional knowledge and cultural perceptions of the sea in the Mozambique Channel to build tomorrow’s marine management using spatial simulation tools and educational game Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa, and Mayotte IRD (REUNION) 2013
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Developing a model for strategic adaptive management of MPAs in the Western Indian Ocean Comoros and South Africa Kenya Wildlife Services 2013
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