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Marc de Villiers
The Biodiversity project of the Indian Ocean Commission (Coastal, Marine and Island Specific Biodiversity Management in ESA-I0 Coastal States) is recruiting two experienced professional (at least 10 years’ experience) for the technical coordination and supervision of its activities: – A specialist in management of marine biodiversity and/ or ICZM (bilingual F/E) – A specialist in...
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Third Announcement of the Ninth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium is out! It contains important information regarding registration and payment of registration fee, keynote speakers, requirements of oral and poster presentations, list of special sessions and events, visa requirements and descriptions of the post-symposium tours. Download the full announcement.
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The latest issue of the WIOMSA Newsbrief is out. The Newsbrief highlights the 8th Conference of Parties of the Nairobi Convention which WIOMSA co-organized. The articles covered in the Newsbrief are: Seizing the Blue Economy Approach in the Western Indian Ocean Region: the Eighth Conference of Parties of the Nairobi Convention held in the Seychelles...
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The Ocean Acidification – International Coordination Centre (OA-ICC) is planning to organize a training course in Cape Town, South Africa during the first week of November. If you are interested to attend, please express interest to Lisa Robbins, lrobbins@usgs.gov Or Lina Hansen, L.Hansen@iaea.org. For more details, download the full announcement.
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WIOMSA is pleased to announce again a call for proposals to support organizations of training courses/workshops. In the first call issued early this year, fewer than expected proposals were successful. The deadline for submitting full proposals at WIOMSA is Wednesday, 30 September 2015. Please note that proposals should be submitted online at http://proposals.wiomsa.org/masma-proposals/. Download the...
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WIOMSA through its Commissioned Competitive Research Grant Programme is pleased to announce again a call for proposals for research on “Mariculture Development in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) Region: Sustainable Technologies that Meet the Needs of the Region and its People” The deadline for submitting full proposals at WIOMSA is Wednesday, 30 September 2015.  Please...
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Call for Proposals Reference : EUROPEAID/137091/ID/ACT/RSO To support “Coastal, Marine and Island Specific Biodiversity Management in ESA-IO Coastal States programme” The Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) is seeking proposals to develop and strengthen national and regional capacity to manage the direct and indirect use of coastal, marine and island-specific eco-systems towards the sustainable conservation of biodiversity,...
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An announcement is made for a Regional Training workshop on larval fish identification and early life history science to be held at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU), Port Elizabeth, South Africa from 2-9 November 2015. The training is targeted at junior scientists in the WIO doing fisheries research with responsibilities of larval fish identification,...
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In conjunction with the 9th Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) Symposium, the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and WIOMSA will jointly host a one-day workshop on getting into print on October 25, 2015. This workshop will be directed at scientists interested in learning how to navigate the...
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The Regional State of the Coast Report for the Western Indian Ocean region was launched last night, 22 June 2015, at the Eighth Conference of Parties of the Nairobi Convention held at the Savoy Resort in the Seychelles. The Report was launched by the UNEP Executive Director and Under-Secretary General of the United Nations, Dr Achim...
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