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Inspirational story of Dr. Jacqueline Uku to WIO-ECSNetwork

This is an inspirational story of Dr. Jacqueline Uku, a Senior Research Officer at the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute. She is also the current president of WIOMSA and serves on the Executive Committee of the Scientific Committee for Oceanic Research (SCOR). She is a recipient of the 2019 NK Panniker Award. ****************************************************************************************************************************** You’re...
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Job Opportunity: Co-funded MQ DVCR and WIOMSA Postdoctoral Fellowship

Macquarie University (MQU) and Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) https://www.wiomsa.org partnership, with support from Macquarie University DVC is currently seeking a suitably qualified Postdoctoral Research Fellow. This position is tailored towards an enterprising Postdoctoral Researcher interested in engaging in interdisciplinary research. Download the full announcement.
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Smart City project launched in Mombasa

STANDARD NEWSPAPER 10 MARCH 2019: 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. Valentine Ochanda explained...
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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 websitehttp://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...
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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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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...
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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 the Department of Environmental Affairs: Oceans & Coasts, South Africa and Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute are organizing...
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