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WIOMSA Wins Tax Award again!

WIOMSA was awarded a certificate of merit as the 3rd Winner in the Small Tax Payers Category by the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) during the 8th Taxpayers Day Celebrations held on the 22nd of November 2014, in Zanzibar. This is the second time WIOMSA is winning such an award, the first time was... Read more...

September Issue of the WIOMSA Newsbrief is out!

The Latest Issue of the WIOMSA Newsbrief is out. The issue features stories such as:   i) Science to Policy Consultative Meeting for the WIO region: Defining the process for science informing regional frameworks   ii) A Regional Fisheries Data Analysis and Scientific Writing Workshop... Read more...

The latest issue of WIOMSA Newsbrief is out!

The Fourth Issue of the WIOMSA Newsbrief is out. This is the last issue for 2014 and contains the following articles:  1. 31st Board meeting held in Zanzibar 2. The Twelfth Meeting of the Marine Science for Management (MASMA) Grantees-Monitoring the Performance of the Approved Projects 3.... Read more...

Advanced course on Basics of Taxonomy

Advanced course on Basics of Taxonomy DESCRIBING, ILLUSTRATING AND WRITING BIODIVERSITY   The University Eduardo Mondlane (UEM) in collaboration with the Centro de Pesquisa do Ambiente Marinho e Costeiro (CEPAM) and the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of... Read more...

Ninth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium: First Announcement and Call for Abstracts

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA), University of KwaZulu-Natal and Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) are pleased to announce the Ninth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium which will be held in Durban, South Africa from Monday, 26th October – Saturday,... Read more...


With the support of Dalhousie University, the International Ocean Institute (IOI) has offered an intensive, interdisciplinary training programme on Ocean Governance: Policy, Law and Management in in Canada every year since 1981. The programme is aimed primarily at developing country professionals... Read more...

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