On December 4-5 2019, the EIMCEM project team and partners gathered to assess progress on MSP, SoME Reporting, and EBSAs.
The Mami Wata leaflet 2019 provides an overview of the progress achieved by the project since its launch in 2016.
Benin continues to develop its capacity on Marine Spatial Planning and Marine Protected Areas with the support of the Ecological Monitoring Center (CSE)
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.
Benin making progress together with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA-SL) towards the reporting of its SoME
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.
As part of the implementation of the Integrated Marine and Coastal Zone Management project (GIZMaC), a six month-long study was carried out for the development of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs) in Benin.
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.