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The WIOMSA Magazine People and the Environment, Issue 9 is Out!

The Women in Marine Science Network (WiMS) has inspired the release of two special editions of the WIOMSA Magazine featuring the stories of women working in the marine and coastal field in the Western Indian Ocean region and beyond. Breaking the class ceiling: stories from women who are making a difference in coastal and marine […]
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Marine Research Grant (MARG) Program: Call for Proposals 2020 is out now!

WIOMSA is inviting submission of proposals for its Marine Research Grant (MARG) Program for 2020. 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 […]
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The latest issue of the Newsbrief is out!

Read the latest issue of the WIOMSA Newsbrief which features articles on  various marine litter initiatives in the region, the development of the Western Indian Ocean Governance Strategy, news from the cities and coasts and MARG project grantees,  meetings and workshops that have taken place in the region, the release of  WIO Journal of Marine Science Volume 18 […]
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The WIOMSA Annual report for 2018 is out!

As 2018 marked WIOMSA’s 25th Anniversary, the Annual report features an inspiring ” Word from the WIOMSA President”chronicling the key success factors and major achievements of WIOMSA and the new directions for the Association. The report outlines the projects and activities that the Association undertook in 2018 including governance and strategic decisions, strengthening scientific research for […]
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Regional training workshop on use of constructed wetlands technology for wastewater treatment: Call for Application

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) in partnership with the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Institute (KMFRI) and the Nairobi Convention through the GEF-funded project ‘Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the protection of the WIO from land-based sources and activities (WIOSAP)’ are organizing a regional training workshop on use of constructed wetlands […]
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Training on the Geospatial technology (Remote Sensing and GIS) application for Sustainable Coastal Smart Cities: Call for applications

WIOMSA in partnership with Macquarie University and Hexagon Geospatial are organizing a training workshop on the application of geospatial technology for sustainable and smart coastal cities. The training workshop is slated for Mombasa Kenya from the 2nd to the 7th December 2019. The workshop is organized with the financial support of the Government of Sweden […]
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The Blue Economy and Coastal Cities of the Western Indian Ocean Region: Call for proposals

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) and UN-Habitat are inviting proposals from senior consultants to prepare and develop a Status Report, Regional Action Plan and Roadmap on “The Blue Economy and Coastal Cities of the Western Indian Ocean Region”. Download the full call. The deadline for submission of the bid is the 27th […]
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WIOMSA Newsbrief June/July 2019

We are delighted to present our Newsbrief for June/July 2019. In this edition we feature articles from the 11th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium that recently took place in Mauritius as well as articles on Dr Jacqueline Uku´s N.K. Panikkar Memorial Lecture, MARG-I outcomes, meetings and workshops that have taken place in the region, the release of […]
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Indian Ocean Regional Ocean Acidification workshop: Call for applications

The Nairobi Convention in collaboration with the IUCN-chaired Ocean Acidification international Reference User Group (OAiRUG) and the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) are organizing the Indian Ocean Regional Ocean Acidification workshop that will be held in Zanzibar, Tanzania on 28th and 29th October, 2019. Applications to attend the workshop are invited from regional […]
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The First Issue of the Symposium Newsletter is out!

The First Issue of the Symposium Newsletter is out with several interesting articles and important announcements. The deadline for submission of articles for Issue 2 of the WIOMSA Symposium newsletter is 2nd July 2019. Send your articles  and photos to secretary@wiomsa.org.
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