Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association

Sign up for WIOMSA Membership

Publications

Showing Publications

Guidelines on Mangrove Ecosystem Restoration for the Western Indian Ocean Region

The purpose of preparing this Guidelines on Mangrove Ecosystem Restoration for the WIO Region is to provide the information that will help ensure successful mangrove restoration projects within the WIO region. The aims are to provide step-by-step procedures to restore mangrove on areas impacted by both human and natural stressors. The objectives are to: i […]
Read More Download Full Report

People, Nature and Research in Chwaka Bay, Zanzibar, Tanzania

This publication is designed as a resource book that summarizes the wealth of information available from research conducted in the Bay. The publication is about the biology, ecology, physical and geological features as well as natural resources and management of Chwaka bay. It also deals with how people living in the surrounding villages interact with their […]
Read More Download Full Report

Guidelines on Mangrove Ecosystem Restoration for the Western Indian Ocean Region

The Guidelines on Mangrove Ecosystem Restoration for the Western Indian Ocean region, which targets communities, civil society, national agencies, and practitioners involved in mangrove conservation activities, describe a step-by-step approach to ecological mangrove restoration in order to realize success. The Guidelines provides background information on the mangrove forests and their attributes, as well as the […]
Read More Download Full Report

Course report – First International training course for the Western Indian Ocean Training Course on Mangrove Ecosystems. 2nd – 9th December, 2013

This International Training Course on Mangrove Ecosystems in the Western Indian Ocean premiered in the region after several successful past trainings held annually in India since 2004, organized by the United Nations University, UNESCO and Annamalai University. The course was held over nine days at the University of Nairobi’s Moana Field Research Station in Diani, […]
Read More Full Report

WIOMSA Newsbrief -December 2012 – Volume 17, No 4

We are pleased to present the December, 2012 WIOMSA Newsbrief which covers an interesting array of articles: The Nairobi Convention holds a successful Meeting of the Contracting Parties, WIO-COMPAS Adds Six New Marine Field Operators to the Ranks of Certified Marine Protected Area Professionals (MPA PROs), Sea Cucumber Fisheries: an Ecosystem Approach to Management in the […]
Read More Full Report

Course Manual – The First International Training Course on Mangrove Ecosystems in the Western Indian Ocean Region

Mangroves are extraordinary ecosystems, located at the interface of land and sea, that offer a considerable array of ecosystem goods and services. They are vital for food security and protection of coastal communities; they provide a wide diversity of forest products, nurseries for aquatic species, fishing grounds, carbon sequestration, and crucial natural coastal defences that […]
Read More Download Full Report

WIOMSA Newsbrief – March 2005 – Volume 10, No 1

We are pleased to present the March, 2005 WIOMSA Newsbrief which covers an interesting array of articles: WIOMSA’s future discussed in Mombasa WIOMSA’s future discussed in Mombasa, Potential for sustainable dolphin tourism, New understanding of reef fish spawning, Latest technology used in mangrove studies and many more articles
Read More Full Report