Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association

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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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Coastal Management in the Western Indian Ocean Region A Capacity Needs Assessment

Developing capacity in coastal and marine issues of the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region is a very important activity, given the present growing and projected pressures on the coastal and marine resources.The region s experience in both knowledge-based, technical and equipment capacity building has been progressively growing. Many large milestones have been reached in this […]
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WIOMSA Annual Report – 2014

“I couldn’t be more inspired by the breadth of innovative approaches that the Association, in collaboration with our donors and partners, is taking to solve some of the Association’s and indeed the WIO region’s major challenges. Over and again, we have seen that WIOMSA’s best results are produced by creative partnerships with different stakeholders. This […]
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