West Indian Ocean Governance and Exchange Network

Community Input

WIOGEN hopes to ensure the longevity of their Western Indian Ocean Governance Exchange network and is exploring options for capacity development in a more formal manner for scientists, decision-makers and policy developers with regards to improved management and governance of ocean and coastal resources. We would like to engage the WIOGEN community to identify their […]

Reflecting on WIOGEN

During the MeerWissen Networking event, we were challenged to reflect on the Golden Circle of “Why” “How” and “What” of WIOGEN.   Why are we excited about WIOGEN? Because personal connections create ocean change! We believe in developing capacity, connecting people and bridging the science to policy gap. We need science that matters and we […]

MeerWissen Network Event

The first ever MeerWissen Network Event, took place from 8 to 11 June 2022 on the island of Zanzibar. The networking session was hosted by the MeerWissen Secretariat and the Western Indian Ocean Marine Sciences Association (WIOMSA). In 2022, projects from the 1stand 2nd MeerWissen Call will come to an end and the 3rd Call will begin. This was a […]

WIOGEN Virtual Micro-workshops

In the next few months we will host a series of virtual 1.5 hour micro workshops. Each micro workshop will have a similar structure: We will start with a short expert presentation on a few of the hot topics in Ocean Governance. But we are also keen on your input and opinions, which is why […]

Africa Dialogue on Ocean Accounting

The inaugural Africa Dialogue on Ocean Accounting was convened as a series of two virtual meetings held on Wednesday 23 March 2022 and Thursday 24 March 2022 by the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in association with the Global Ocean Accounts Partnership (GOAP – www.oceanaccounts.org) with support from WIOGEN. One of the primary aims of […]

ECR Beautiful Information Competition

EARLY CAREER RESEARCHERS: There is so much information out there, it can be difficult to get people to notice yours! We are offering to transform your project results into an infographic and social media package with the support of a professional science communicator. We will choose the top submissions and you will work together to […]

STEM Madagascar Case study: Ocean Acidification impact on Lobster production

WIOGEN had the opportunity to partially support research which included field work and focus group surveys, on the impact of ocean acidification on lobster production and widen awareness of WIOGEN in Madagascar. The short report, that includes initial results, can be found by clicking here The oceans absorbs 25% of the carbon dioxide released into […]