We are pleased to invite you to read the June issue of the WIOMSA Newsbrief.
In this issue of the Newsbrief, we spotlight the 9th Indian Ocean Rim Association Dialogue on Innovation in the Blue Economy and its role in GDP Contribution that was held in Zanzibar in May. The dialogue explored opportunities for advancing blue growth in the Indian Ocean region and concluded with adoption of the Zanzibar Consensus; a set of policy recommendations to advance the blue economy sector in the Indian Ocean Rim.
The June Newsbrief also highlights regional actions to address the growing threat of illegal, unreported and unregulated ﬁshing in the Western Indian Ocean region with policy makers and other actors resolving to adopt new measures to improve transparency, regional cooperation, surveillance and tangible enforcement in the industrial and small-scale fisheries sectors.
Other stories in the issue include features on World Oceans Day celebrations, a new citizen-science mobile app for mangrove monitoring in Mauritius, an overview of the new WIOMSA programme SCALABLE, an opinion piece on the role of the private sector in oceans governance in the Western Indian Ocean and highlights from recently published papers.
We hope you find the issue informative
Download the June Newsbrief.