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Building on the set foundations: 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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Symposium Programme is now online!!!

The Ninth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium Programme for oral presentations is now available online (http://symposium.wiomsa.org/ninth-wiomsa-symposium-programme_summary-page/). The Symposium Programme provides details of when and where the abstracts accepted for oral presentation will be presented as well as themes and sessions in which they fall. Abstracts of the oral presentations will be included later this week. Also confirmed […]
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NEW CALL FOR PROPOSALS ON MARICULTURE: DEADLINE IS NEARING!!!

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 to Support the Organization of Training Courses/Workshops: RE-ADVERTISED! DEADLINE IS NEARING!!!

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 full […]
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avis de candidature pour deux postes d’expert biodiversite /call for candidates – 2 biodiversity experts

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!

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. The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA), University of KwaZuluNatal and Council […]
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Latest Issue of the WIOMSA Newsbrief is Out!

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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Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre Capacity Building Training courses: Call for Expression of Interest

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. Background The far-reaching effects of ocean acidification, combined with the increasing interest in the topic both nationally and internationally, elevate the need for students and researchers to have skills that enable […]
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Call for Proposals to Support the Organization of Training Courses/Workshops: RE-ADVERTISED!

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 full announcement. […]
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New call for proposal on mariculture

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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