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Aquaculture: a key element to food security in Africa
Freshwater and marine aquaculture have an extensive growth potential all across Africa and could contribute to feeding the continent’s rapidly increasing population. However, the challenge is to find solutions to ensure seafood farming expands in a sustainable manner in the next years. The AfriMAQUA...
Aquaculture and Food Security - Follow-up on the webinar
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[Webinar] Ensuring food security in Africa through sustainable aquaculture
Did you think about where the last prawn or fish you ate came from? Chances are that they grew in an aquaculture farm! For a few years now, the majority of seafood we consume has not been coming from fisheries.
Scientific stopovers on the coastline of the Indian Ocean
Imagine yourself travelling along the coasts of the Western Indian Ocean… From the Cape of Good Hope to Zanzibar, via the long beaches of Mozambique and the Reunion Island idyllic lagoons, to the mangroves of Madagascar, Tanzania and Kenya. These shores do not only inspire tourists forced into...
WIOMSA and IRD: a close cooperation for marine science
Dr. Jacqueline Uku, WIOMSA President, says it herself: “IRD has been a good friend, for a very long time.” The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association indeed has extensive links with IRD in the region and offers a great support to marine researchers.
Research in Reunion Island
The Reunion office supports an intensive scientific activity around various topics, linked to the issues of sustainable development:
Journey to the heart of the coral reefs
While celebrating the beauty of the coral reefs with wonderful photos, the exhibition highlights their essential place in the marine environment and for the development of the populations that depend on them.
[Project] AfriMAQUA - Sustainable marine aquaculture in Africa
International Research Group-South (GDRI-Sud) 2019 - 2022 Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mauritius, Namibia, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania
[Project] DELTAS - Environmental and social dynamics of Indian Ocean deltas
Groupement International de Recherche-Sud (GDRI-Sud) January 2019 – January 2022 Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Tanzania
[Project] DiDEM - Dialogue between science and decision-makers for an integrated management of marine and coastal environments
July 2020 – July 2023 Comoros, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, Tanzania