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Marc de Villiers
In 2016, two issues of theWIOMSA Magazine will be produced. WIOMSA is calling for articles on two themes: 1. Preparing for the Inevitable – Proactive initiatives to address the predicted impacts of climate change in the WIO. In the recent past the Western Indian Ocean region has experienced a plethora of research initiatives implemented at...
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WIOMSA is calling for submission of proposals for its Marine Research Grant (MARG) Program. The MARG programme provides young and upcoming scientists with a reliable and flexible mechanism to turn their ideas into research projects and also offers opportunity for presentation of research results at various regional and international fora. Please note that, applications can...
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science (WIOJMS) is inviting all those who delivered presentations in the Ninth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium that was held in South Africa in October 2015 and are interested in publishing these to submit their manuscripts for consideration for publication. At least two Special Issues of WIOJMS consisting of the Symposium...
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WIOMSA is pleased to announce a call for proposals to support organizations of training courses/workshops and Publications of books/manuals for 2016. Applications should be completed and support documents uploaded at http://proposals.wiomsa.org/masma-proposals/ The deadline for submission of proposals is 31 March 2016. The MASMA Programme Committee will review the submitted proposals and applicants will be informed...
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The Tenth Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) Scientific Symposium will be held in the second half of 2017, preferably in October or November 2017. WIOMSA traditionally organizes the Symposiums in close collaboration with national institutions of the region. In all the previous Symposiums, the collaborating institutions as the host of the Symposium have...
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Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) together with the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH), and Western Indian Ocean – Mangrove Network (WIO-MN) are pleased to announce the ‘2nd International Training Course on Mangroves of Western Indian Ocean’ that will be held at the University of Nairobi’s Centre of Marine...
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Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute (TAFIRI) in collaboration with the Training Center in Communication (TCC) of Kenya and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) of South Africa, are organizing a Training Workshop on “Communicating Research to Policy Makers in the Western Indian Ocean Region”, that will be held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from...
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The latest Issue of the WIOMSA Newsbrief is out. This bumper Issue contains several articles on the Ninth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium that was held in the Eastern Cape in South Africa in October 2015. Some of articles in the issues are: The 9th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium; My Final Blog – A Symposium to Remember; Management...
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The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) through its Marine Science for Management (MASMA) programme is inviting submission of proposals. Grants of up to US$ 150 000 will be awarded to carry out research in the Western Indian Ocean region. For more information, please visit, www.wiomsa.org. Questions for clarification on this Call, be sent by e-mail to secretary@wiomsa.org...
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The EAF-Nansen Project of the FAO in collaboration with the Oceanographic Research Institute (ORI) and the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) are calling for expression of interest from experts interested in being authors of chapters of a publication (specialist report) on the Contributions of the research vessel Dr Fridtjof Nansen to research capacity...
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