The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) in partnership with the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Institute (KMFRI) and the Nairobi Convention through the GEF-funded project ‘Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the protection of the WIO from land-based sources and activities (WIOSAP)’ have organizing a regional training workshop on use of constructed wetlands technology for wastewater treatment
The training will be held in Mombasa Kenya from 18th to 22nd November 2019.
The workshop is organized with the financial support of the Government of Sweden through WIOMSA’s Cities and Coasts Programme and the GEF through the WIOSAP Project. The training aims at giving participants the knowledge and skills to perform basic wetland designs and critically assess existing wetlands or wetland proposals.
The deadline for submission of applications is 18th October 2019.
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About WIOMSA Project
The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) was established as a regional, non-profit, membership organization in 1993 and registered in Zanzibar, Tanzania in 1994 as a non-governmental organization. WIOMSA is dedicated to promoting the educational, scientific and technological development of all aspects of marine sciences in the Western Indian Ocean region. The regions covers (consisting of 10 countries: Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, South Africa, Comoros, Madagascar, Seychelles, Mauritius, Réunion (France)). WIOMSA works in this region towards sustaining the use and conservation of its marine resources.
WIOMSA has a particular interest in linking the knowledge that emerges from research to the management and governance issues that affect marine and coastal ecosystems in the region.