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FIDEA Partnership Project East Africa

FIDEA: Fishing Data East Africa

Artisanal fisheries are crucial for the livelihoods of coastal communities in East Africa, contributing to poverty reduction and economic development in the region. Yet overexploitation and destructive fishing activities continuously harm the coastal and marine ecosystems, and the lack of data hinders an effective and sustainable fisheries management in the region. Fishing Data East Africa […]

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New Publication Marine Science Policy

New Publication: Lessons from bright spots for advancing knowledge exchange …

… at the interface of marine science and policy. One of the main pillars of the MeerWissen initiative is stimulating dialogue and the transfer of knowledge between marine researchers and policymakers. While there are still a lot of hurdles to overcome in this process, a team of researchers around Denis B. Karcher recently put out

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Meerwissen Network Event Zanzibar

MeerWissen Network Event on the island of Zanzibar

The first ever MeerWissen Network Event took place from 8 to 11 June 2022 on the island of Zanzibar. The event was hosted by the MeerWissen Secretariat and the Western Indian Ocean Marine Sciences Association (WIOMSA). In 2022, projects from the 1st and 2nd MeerWissen Call will come to an end and the 3rd Call will begin. The interactive event brought together partners

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FiDEA stakeholders and project kick-off workshop

FiDEA stakeholders and project kick-off workshop

Project on improved fisheries data handling for sustainable fisheries management in East Africa is launched The Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research in Bremen, Germany and its partners – the Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute (TAFIRI), the Institute of marine science in Zanzibar and the Institute of Fisheries Research in Mozambique – recently hosted a stakeholders

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