WIOMSA Scientific Symposium


Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA)  is dedicated to promoting the educational, scientific and technological development of all aspects of marine sciences throughout the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region (consisting of 10 countries: Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, South Africa, Comoros, Madagascar, Seychelles, Mauritius, Réunion (France)

WIOMSA’s vision and mission is to study and care for the Western Indian Ocean, combining science and local indigenous knowledge to promote healthy, functioning ecosystems, and protect ocean resources for all users and stakeholders.

The organisation (WIOMSA) has been organising  Scientific Symposiums that have attracted huge participation of scientist and practitioners from across the globe. Various organisation including CORDIO have used these symposium as spring boards for disseminating knowledge generated through research.