Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association

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WIOMSA established

1989, November - WIOMSA established

The formation of WIOMSA was recommended at a workshop on Marine Sciences in Eastern Africa sponsored by the Swedish Agency for Research Co-operation with Developing Countries (SAREC) and held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on 14th – 16th November, 1989.
A decision was reached on the same by the marine scientific community of the Region.