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13-09-21
Co-Design in the Western Indian Ocean Region

Together with WIOMSA, the MeerWissen secretary has recently published a discussion paper.

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30-08-21
Episode 3: Integrated management at the land-sea interface

Welcome to the second episode of the Ocean InSight podcast.

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09-08-21
Episode 2: Sustainable Fisheries Management in East Africa

Welcome to the second episode of the Ocean InSight podcast.

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29-07-21
PULSE project establishes collaboration with Senegalese Government

The project “Taking the Pulse of the Ocean” (PULSE) has achieved remarkable progress in a…

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23-07-21
Towards sustainable cultivation and harvesting of seaweed in Senegal

The project “Seaweed for climate change resilient blue economies, biodiversity and…

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19-07-21
Ocean InSight: A new podcast on marine conservation and science for sustainable development

Welcome to Ocean InSight – a new podcast series on marine conservation and ocean science…

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13-07-21
Co-designing solution-oriented research for sustainable development

The virtual event "Co-designing solution-oriented research for sustainable development –…

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18-06-21
MeerWissen Webinar: Deep Dive with CoastWise

The project “CoastWise - Improving knowledge for integrated management of the land-sea…

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14-06-21
MeerWissen Webinar: Conserving fish functional diversity and promoting a sustainable Blue Economy

The project “Defining socially-inclusive strategies for conserving fish functional…

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08-06-21
Transforming scientific knowledge into policy making: 3 examples that protect Africa’s ocean and coasts

66 scientists, 12 projects, 7 countries – MeerWissen supports cooperation between African…

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31-05-21
Special Event: Coastal Ecosystem Monitoring (Cabo Verde - South Africa Collaboration)

The virtual event “Coastal Ecosystem Monitoring in Cabo Verde & South Africa” was convened…

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06-04-21
African Penguins: Towards an integrative population management

The “African Penguins and the Blue Economy” (Penguins) project has taken further steps in…

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24-03-21
MeerWissen contribution to the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) Regional Science to Policy Dialogue

During the online Western Indian Ocean (WIO) Regional Science to Policy Dialogue,…

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11-03-21
Kick-Off Workshop: Coastal Ecosystem Monitoring

During the hybrid Kick-Off meeting on 18 and 19 November 2020, the “Coastal Ecosystem…

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11-03-21
MeerWissen Webinar: Seaweed for climate change resilient blue economies, biodiversity and ecosystem services

The project “Seaweed for climate change resilient blue economies, biodiversity and…

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08-03-21
MeerWissen Webinar: West Indian Ocean Governance & Exchange Network

With an increasing use of coastal spaces comes a need to effectively manage those areas…

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26-02-21
MeerWissen Webinar: West African Biodiversity under Pressure

The project “West African Biodiversity under Pressure” was introduced on February 26 as…

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24-02-21
A win for science-based marine management

The West African Biodiversity under Pressure (WASP) Project is making waves for…

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12-02-21
Kick-Off Workshop: Sustainable blue growth with seaweed in Senegal

During the online Kick-Off meeting on January 20th, activities of the “Seaweed for climate…

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29-01-21
NeDiT Marine Biodiversity Data Digitization and Publication Workshop

The Institute of Marine Sciences (IMS) in collaboration with the Tanzania Fisheries…

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28-01-21
MeerWissen Webinar: African Penguins and the Blue Economy

The project “African Penguins and the Blue Economy” was introduced on January 27 as part…

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18-01-21
MeerWissen Webinar: Fishing Data East Africa

The Fishing Data East Africa (FiDEA) project was introduced on January 15 as part of…

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18-12-20
MeerWissen Webinar: Coastal ecosystem monitoring in Cabo Verde

The Coastal Ecosystem Monitoring in Cabo Verde (CEM_CV) project was introduced on December…

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18-12-20
WIOGEN adapts to COVID-19 with Virtual Training Sessions

COVID-19 has certainly put a damper on many of the plans for projects that we would never…

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04-12-20
Co-designing the Ocean Science we need for Africa

The virtual session “Co-designing the science we need for the Ocean Decade” was convened…

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01-09-20
Making science count: Expert Panel offers guidelines for an approach to ocean accounting

A “High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy”, a unique initiative of 14 world…

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27-08-20
MeerWissen Session at IMCC6 (Recording)

Effective marine and coastal conservation in Africa.
21 August 2020, 11:00 -13:00 (UTC)

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15-08-20
Guidelines on Effective Science to Policy Interaction in the Western Indian Ocean Region

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association’s (WIOMSA) new report “Enhancing…

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10-08-20
Cabo Verde joins Fisheries Transparency Initiative

The MeerWissen project “Coastal Ecosystem Monitoring in Cabo Verde” (CEM_CV) used the Cabo…

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07-08-20
Celebrating the People of WIOGEN

WIOGEN is all about connecting people and forming a network of experts around the Western…

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28-07-20
Shaping the UN Ocean Decade

The NeDiT project, as part of the GIZ-funded MeerWissen Initiative, hosted a side event at…

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24-07-20
Blue Classes for Ocean Literacy

Nature Mauritanie started their “Blue Classes” for school children from 10 to 15 years…

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29-06-20
THE WASP PROJECT IS SETTING SAILS

The kick-off workshop for the WASP project (West-African Biodiversity under Pressure) was…

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16-04-20
FIDEA Regional Workshop

Workshop on Stock Assessment and Estimation of SDG Indicator 14.4.1

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13-03-20
Mauritania: hot earth, cold sea

Mauritania is a country situated at the north western coast of the African continent,…

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13-03-20
Going the extra mile

Data Linking People (NeDiT) held its very first inaugural project workshop