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Smart City project launched in Mombasa

STANDARD NEWSPAPER, 10 MAR 2019, by Philip Mwaiko: Mombasa County has launched a three year Sh.33 million research project to make it a Smart Sustainable city. The project will help solve issues of derailing of the planning process, increase in population, pollution, the mushrooming of informal settlements as well as waste management. Wiomsa official, Dr. […]
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Women in Marine Science launches their website

Today, on International Women’s day, the Network of Women in Marine Science are proud to announce the launch of their brand-new website http://wims.wiomsa.org ! We hope you will like the website as much as we do!
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Membership to the Group of Experts on Marine Litters and Microplastics: Call for expression of interest

The Ninth Conference of Parties to the Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment for the WIO region (Nairobi Convention) held in Mombasa, Kenya in August 2018, requested the Secretariat, in collaboration and cooperation WIOMSA and other partners, to establish a marine litter regional technical working group in the Western Indian […]
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Call for Applications for “Quantification and Valuation of Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Services” Training Workshop

ERACOMA, in collaboration with the South Eastern Kenya University, Machakos University, the University of Nairobi, Kenya Wildlife Services, Cambridge University (UK) and University of Algarve (Portugal) are organizing a Regional Training Workshop on “Quantification and Valuation of Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Services”, that will be held in Mombasa, Kenya from 27th May 2019 to 1st […]
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Abstract submission deadline extended

The deadline for abstract submission for WIOMSA’s 11th Scientific Symposium was 31st January. However, due to an overwhelming amount of requests for additional time to prepare abstracts, the deadline has been extended to the 15th of February. To submit your abstract follow these steps: Go to http://abstract.wiomsa.org > User home > author > new submission > […]
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Cities and Coasts Project: New Calls for proposals

WIOMSA, through its Cities and Coasts project, is announcing calls for research proposals to conduct research and to support the organization of training courses/workshops. The deadline for submission of proposals is 15 March 2019. Applications should be completed and support documents uploaded at http://proposals.wiomsa.org/cities-coasts-overview/cities-coasts-proposals/. Questions for clarification on these calls, be sent by email to secretary@wiomsa.org. For detailed […]
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Regional Training Workshop on the Identification of Zooplankton and Fish Larvae of the Western Indian Ocean: Call for Applications

The Institute of Marine Sciences, University of Dar es Salaam, in collaboration with the Institute of Marine Research (IMR), Norway and EAF-Nansen Program of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); as well as theDepartment of Environmental Affairs: Oceans & Coasts, South Africa and Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute are organizing a Regional […]
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Submission of Symposium Abstracts: Online System Activated!

Abstracts for the Eleventh WIOMSA Scientific Symposium can now be submitted online at http://abstract.wiomsa.org/index.php/wiomsa/11WSS.   Please follow the online submission instructions as described in this note.   Abstracts must be submitted no later than 31st January 2019.
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MASMA Programme: New Calls for proposals for research and for Training Courses/Workshops & Publication of Books/Manuals

WIOMSA through the MASMA programme, is pleased to announce two calls: i) A call for research proposals ii) A call for proposals to support organizations of training courses/workshops and Publications of books/manuals. Please be informed that the format for preparing proposals and some of the criteria have been changed so please read the instructions carefully […]
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Rising from the Depths: The second funding call is live!

The Rising from the Depths Network are happy to announce that our second call for funding applications is now live. We are accepting applications for small (up to £5,000), medium (£5,000 to £30,000) and large (£30,000 to £50,000) grants. The call is open from now until the 15 February 2019 at 5pm UK time, applications will […]
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