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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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Reef Fish Spawning Aggregations in the Western Indian Ocean: Research for Management. WIOMSA Book Series No 13

It is the first documentation of commercially important reef fishes that aggregate to spawn in the western Indian Ocean. It is the first to develop a framework for processing information in data- and management-poor situations where fisheries important to local communities must, somehow, nonetheless be managed. It is the first to explore in detail the […]
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WIOMSA Annual Report – 2017

We are pleased to announce the release of the WIOMSA Annual Report for 2017. The report highlights a myriad of projects and activities undertaken in 2017 on several fronts including science to policy initiatives, partnerships, capacity development and research. Activities of special note in 2017 were WIOMSA’s participation in the Ocean Conference, the development of […]
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WIOMSA Annual Report – 2015

2015 Annual Report is out! WIOMSA prepares its Annual Report each year to highlight its key activities and achievements to our members, partners and stakeholders. The report also profiles selected work from its grantees and WIOMSA’s partners. Hope you will enjoy reading it. For more of these and other activities, please download the report
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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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WIOMSA Annual Report – 2010

This Annual Report describes in summary the main activities undertaken by WIOMSA in 2010. These include; WIOMSA Supports Eleven Climate Change Projects, MASMA Project Reveals Crucial Linkages between CBOs and Effective Management of Coastal and Marine Resources in Kenya and Tanzania Writing workshops – An effective way to synthesize information from large multidisciplinary research projects. […]
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WIOMSA Annual Report – 2008

This Annual Report highlights main activities undertaken by WIOMSA and its partners in 2008. The past year was a year of exciting change and renewal for WIOMSA. The launch of the Western Indian Ocean Certification of Marine Protected Area Professionals (WIOCOMPAS) program stands out as the major achievement in 2008. We are pleased to have […]
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WIOMSA Annual Report – 2007

This Annual Report highlights main activities undertaken by WIOMSA and its partners in 2007. This year has been both a productive and exciting year for WIOMSA with a number of milestones achieved. The year marked the start of the Third Phase of Sida/SAREC support to WIOMSA, which runs from April 2007 to December 2010. During […]
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WIOMSA Annual Report – 2006

This Annual Report highlights main activities undertaken by WIOMSA and its partners in 2006. The year 2006 will be remembered for many things, but the purchasing of the two-storey building currently accommodating the Secretariat, stands out as one of the major accomplishments. MASMA inaugurated a new “Commissioned” Competitive research grant programme. The Board elected the […]
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WIOMSA Annual Report – 2005

The 2005 Annual Report summarises WIOMSA’s research, capacity building and communication and extension activities, and confirms that WIOMSA is in an excellent position to contribute to the development of sustainable marine and coastal use options for the western Indian Ocean region.
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