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Yote Kuhusu Kasa. Mwongozo wa elimu na uhamasisho

Kusudi la mwongozo huu ni kutoa habari , taratibu na mwongozo wa shughuli za kuhifadhi kasa wa bahari nchini Kenya. Shughuli za uhamasisho na elimu zinazoelezwa katika mwongozo huu lazima zitekelezwe kwa ushirikiano wa mashirika ya kiserikali ambayo yameruhusiwa kusimamia na kulinda kasa wa bahari. Mwongozo huu utakupatia undani zaidi kuhusu kasa wa bahari na […]
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Yote Kuhusu Kasa. Mwongozo wa elimu na uhamasisho

Kusudi la mwongozo huu ni kutoa habari , taratibu na mwongozo wa shughuli za kuhifadhi kasa wa bahari nchini Kenya. Shughuli za uhamasisho na elimu zinazoelezwa katika mwongozo huu lazima zitekelezwe kwa ushirikiano wa mashirika ya kiserikali ambayo yameruhusiwa kusimamia na kulinda kasa wa bahari. Mwongozo huu utakupatia undani zaidi kuhusu kasa wa bahari na […]
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Workshop Report – Scaling success in octopus fisheries management in the Western Indian Ocean

The past decade has seen a proliferation of management efforts targeting small-scale fisheries in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO). Many measures have focused on building local capacity for management of reef octopus (Octopus cyanea) and several fisheries have undergone pre-assessment against the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) environmental standard. Recent years have seen a growing interest […]
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Workshop Report – Regional data analysis and scientific writing workshop based on demersal fish trawl surveys and rapid bycatch assessment datasets from Kenya and Tanzania

The workshop was officially opened by Prof Kaunda-Arara (the convener) who welcomed the participants. Members introduced themselves by giving their names and roles in the concluded South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Project (SWIOFP) cruises that generated the data which formed the subject of the workshop. The convener went through the agenda and programme for the […]
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Workshop Report – Regional capacity building through advanced data analysis and writing of scientific publications based on recent deep-water crustacean trawl surveys in Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and Madagascar Monday 25th – Friday 29th November 2013

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA), through its Marine and Coastal Science for Management (MASMA) programme provided funding for a project to analyse data and publish / disseminate results emanating from four deep-water crustacean trawl surveys undertaken in 2011 and 2012 by the South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Project (SWIOFP). The aims of […]
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Workshop Report – Community based aquaculture in the Western Indian Ocean: Challenges faced and lessons learned. 9 -11 December 2013, Zanzibar, Tanzania

Community based aquaculture (CBA) is seen as an important Alternative Income Generating Activity (AIGA) for marine resource dependent coastal communities, and has attracted considerable attention from governments, international donors, and social entrepreneurs as well as conservation and development agencies. As a result, CBA projects have undergone global expansion, and their rapid growth throughout the Western […]
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WIOMSA Policy Brief:Bridging the gap between science, management and decision-making

Policies guides decision-making of politicians and resource managers. Policies can also become entrenched in legislation. Policy-making often follow a cycle involving bringing an issue to the attention of policy makers (agenda setting), defining the different options to address that issue (formulation, based on data, information and knowledge), implementing actions to achieve goals (implementation); and assessing […]
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WIOMSA Newsbrief – September and December 2018 – Volume 23, No.3&4

We are pleased to present the September – December 2018 WIOMSA Newsbrief which covers an interesting array of articles including: Network of women scientists elects new leaders WIOMSA is putting the sci into science once again 39th WIOMSA Board of Trustees meeting in Seychelles New publications New Country Coordinators Science to Policy Platform takes off at COP 9 WIOMSA participates in the first GMES & Africa Forum Progress […]
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WIOMSA Newsbrief – March 2019 – Volume 24, No.1

Read the latest WIOMSA Newsbrief, which rounds up new projects, news, and events. Some of the highlights of the Newsbrief include the launch of the WiMS website, monitoring ocean acidification in the WIO region and the launch of Miji Bora Project. We also feature the historic maiden voyage of the FlipFlopi, a profile of Refiloe Mofokeng’s work on plastics, and Rima Beesoo’s […]
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WIOMSA Newsbrief -Special Symposium Issue 2011 – Volume 16, No 3

We are pleased to present the Special Symposium Issue, 2011 WIOMSA Newsbrief which covers an interesting array of articles: Overview of the 7th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium,A Region of Marine Science,Top Regional Marine Scientists Named Fellow and Honorary Members of WIOMSA, Book Launch: Adapting to a Changing Environment and many more articles
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