Executing Agency : Nairobi Convention Secretariat, WIO-C Partners: Birdlife International, CORDIO, IUCN, WIOMSA
and WWF; COI
WIOMSA and the University of Eduardo Mondlane opened the 8th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium on Monday 28th October 2013 in Maputo, Mozambique.
Nirmal Shah, the WIOMSA President and Doutor SalomEuo Bandeira, the Chair of the Local Organizing Committee and the Vice-President of WIOMSA.
I wish to thank Western Indian Ocean Marine Sciences Association (WIOMSA
), Lighthouse Foundation, Germany through EEIU (K) for funding; the Director/KMFRI for facilitation of work, Bern Fulanda for data analysis, Cyprian Odoli, James Gonda and Shadrack Tunje for field and technical support.