IOI Training Program: Ocean Governance for Africa (12 September - 7 October 2016, Cape Town, South Africa)
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Training Program in Ocean Governance for Africa
The IOI-SA will be running the annual course in Ocean Governance for Africa in collaboration with the South African International Maritime Institute (SAIMI), the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), and other partners, from the 12th September to the 7th October 2016. The course will be based in Cape Town (hosted at SANBI, Kirstenbosch).
The four week course focuses on an array of pressing ocean governance issues. This interdisciplinary course is designed to include lectures and field trips that demonstrate practical examples of governance tools, mechanisms and assignments with real-world applications in Africa. Further information about the course can be found in the brochure and on the IOI-SA website.
The course is designed to contribute to building a sustainable core of experts on ocean governance for the continent and is intended for professionals, managers, educators, researchers and civil society members that have coastal and marine related responsibilities, functions or interests, preferably from countries within the African region. A limited number of bursaries will be available to cover cost of participation.The deadline for applications is 27 May 2016.