From 14-17 October 2019, stakeholders involved in the management of the marine and coastal area in Benin, gathered in Cotonou for a capacity development workshop on Marine Spatial Planning (MSP).
Côte d’Ivoire strengthens its capacity on the identification and description of Ecologically and Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs) process
From 9-11 October 2019 took place the training workshop on the identification and description of Ecologically and Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs) process for Côte d’Ivoire.
From 2-27 September 2019, IOI-SA, one of Mami Wata’s Centres of Expertise, organized its yearly Ocean Governance course.
The GIZMaC project collaborates with civil society for the protection of marine biodiversity along the Beninese coastline
The Integrated Marine and Coastal Area Management (GIZMaC) project, one of three Mami Wata (MW) national pilot projects, is currently being implemented in Benin with the main objective of preserving the country’s marine and coastal ecosystems.
From 9-12 September 2019, an SoME workshop was organized in Cotonou, as part of the Integrated Management of the Marine and Coastal Zone (GIZMaC) project.
State of the Marine Environment (SoME) reporting development process: Côte d’Ivoire is getting ready
As part of the Ivorian national pilot project “Integrated Management of the Marine and Coastal Area from Abidjan in Assinie” (GIAMAA), a training workshop on SoME reporting was held from 10-12 July 2019 in Bonoua (Côte d’Ivoire).
Mami Wata pilot countries take part in a Communications Training in Abidjan on 9-12 July 2019.
From 24-28 June 2019, a SoME Expert Elicitation Workshop was organized as part of the Ecosystem based approach to an Integrated Marine and Coastal Environment Management (EIMCEM) project.
National workshop to approve the descriptive report of the Ecologically or Biologically Significant marine Areas (EBSAs) in Benin
The workshop took place as part of the Integrated Marine and Coastal Zone Management (GIZMaC) national pilot project from 19-21 June 2019 in Cotonou.
The creation of extensive new MPAs is a major conservation achievement and strengthens the country’s cultural and spiritual ties to its oceans.