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Consultancies by the WIOSAP Project

The WIOSAP Project has issued two consultancies: Position: Climate Change Specialist – Mangroves, Seagrass and Coral Reefs Link:  https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=104412   Position: Valuation Expert – Methodologies Guidelines for Coastal & Marine Ecosystems Link:  https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=104479
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Madagascar agrees to a 10 year fisheries agreement with Chinese consortium

At the beginning of September, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, the President of Madagascar, attended the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation. It was announced during this visit that the two countries had finalised a 10 year investment agreement, entered into between the Malagasy Agency for Economic Development and Promotion of Enterprises, and the Chinese business […]
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Open call for institutions to undertake marine litter monitoring programmes in the WIO Region: DEADLINE EXTENDED

The deadline for submission of proposals to undertake marine litter monitoring programmes from institutions in the WIO region has been extended until 17 October, 2018. Download the full announcement.
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The latest issue of the WIO Journal of Marine Science is out!

Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science has just published its first regular issue of 2018, Volume 17 (1). The Issue contains nine articles, which could be viewed and downloaded fromhttps://www.ajol.info/index.php/wiojms.
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Women in fisheries

The 28th issue of the Women in Fisheries Bulletin, which highlights gender roles in coastal fisheries and development, and women’s fishing activities in urban and rural communities. Download the Issue.
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Job Opportunities at the Birdlife International

BirdLife International is seeking to recruit the Head of Conservation Division and the Vulture Conservation Manager. The deadline for submission of applications for the two positions is 10 September 2018.
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Open call for institutions to undertake marine litter monitoring programmes in the WIO Region

WIOMSA in partnership with the African Marine Waste Network (AMWN), is calling for proposals to undertake marine litter monitoring programmes from institutions in the WIO region. Deadline for submission of proposals: 12 October 2018. For more details, download the full announcement.
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Are you a woman in marine sciences from the Western Indian Ocean region? DEADLINE EXTENDED!/Êtes-vous une femme travaillant dans les sciences marines dans la région de l’Océan Indien? Prolongation de la date limite!

English Are you a woman in marine sciences from the Western Indian Ocean region? We’d like to hear from you! In October 2017, WIOMSA, the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association, launched a Network of Women in Marine Sciences to provide women in marine sciences with a platform to share experiences, challenges and solutions, celebrate […]
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Re-advertisement: Technical Coordinator Marine and Coastal Resilience Programme, IUCN ESARO

KINDLY NOTE: THIS IS A RE-ADVERTISEMENT AND PREVIOUS APPLICANTS WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED WILL BE CONSIDERED AND DO NOT NEED TO RE-APPLY THIS POSITION IS NOW AN INTERNATIONALLY RECRUITED POSITION OPEN TO ALL INTERESTED CANDIDATES. EXPATRIATE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT DO APPLY. POSITION WILL BE BASED IN EITHER NAIROBI,KENYA OR DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA. […]
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Regional Workshop on ‘Marine Organisms Response to Climate Change Effects – Adaptation or Extinction?’: Call for applications: DEADLINE EXTENDED!!!

The deadline for submission of applications to attend the Regional Workshop on ‘Marine Organisms Response to Climate Change Effects – Adaptation or Extinction?’ has been extended until 31 August, 2018. Download the full announcement.
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