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Accelerating the transition to inclusive sustainable blue economy in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) through shared learning in Our Blue Future (OBF) collaborative system
Local communities play an important role in utilizing and managing coastal and marine resources and ecosystems including fisheries, species of special importance, coral reefs and mangroves. The local communities depend on these resources and ecosystems for their livelihood, food and nutritional security and income. Over the years these resources continue…
Maputo, 31st May 2023 – Our Blue Future partners, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Mozambican Blue Economy Development Fund (ProAzul) collaborated with the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management (SwAM) to implement this Sustainable Blue Economy training pilot in Mozambique. The three-day training…
Task Team 2 Responsible for Our Blue Future community outreach and resource mobilization. Task Team 2 Task Team 2 focuses on outreach and stakeholder engagement, and resource mobilisation. Responsibilities include: mapping key stakeholders that could be invited to join the MSI; developing outreach strategies for engaging stakeholder groups e.g., private…
“There are 60 million people reliant on the Western Indian Ocean for their livelihoods and survival. Whether business, industry or at community level, only by bringing together all the voices towards common objectives will everyone be able to benefit in a sustainable blue future together “
Dr Tim Andrew, Nairobi Convention Secretariat
The Western Indian Ocean region
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Our Blue Future is still in its development phase, with a growing alliance of local, regional and international partner organisations, charting its design and future.
If you believe your organisation is well placed to contribute to Our Blue Future’s mission with time, mandate, expertise and/or financial resources please don’t hesitate to contact us.