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ICASF 2014 : International Conference on Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries from Oct 12, 2014 08:00 AM to Oct 13, 2014 06:00 PM Osaka, Japan, by Montakan Chimmuang
The ICASF 2014 : International Conference on Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries is the premier interdisciplinary forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world.
CTI-CFF 5th Regional Exchange on Marine Protected Areas from Jul 14, 2014 08:00 AM to Jul 18, 2014 10:00 PM Mactan, Cebu, Philippines, by Damaris Waigwa
This 5th MPA REX follows a series of MPA Regional Exchanges that have formulated and completed the Coral Triangle MPA System (CTMPAS) Framework and Action Plan which contains the agreed criteria for MPA management effectiveness as endorsed by the six Coral Triangle countries.
ContactOrganizationAfrica Collaborative Center for Earth Systems Science by Damaris Waigwa — last modified May 27, 2014 01:22 PM
African Collaborative Centre for Earth Systems Science (ACCESS), was established at the University of Nairobi and is registered in Kenya since 1997. The primary functions are: To foster global change research on a regional scale, including the impacts of climate change on water resources, food security, ecosystem, health and sustainable development in Africa, To develop human resources and enhance regional scientific capacity and To provide support for policy formulation and institutional development in Africa. ACCESS is an existing regional body of African Scientists, an institution that is associated and housed in the University of Nairobi, but is financially independent from it. It has also rights granted from the Government of Kenya to operate USD/Euro account.
ContactPersonMr. William Settle by Damaris Waigwa — last modified May 27, 2014 09:10 AM
Project Manager, FAO; Integrated Pest Management Facility (IPM),
IISD Covering GEF: Scaling Up Sustainable Transport Together by Damaris Waigwa — last modified May 27, 2014 08:39 AM
On Sunday May 25, the side event on “Scaling Up Sustainable Transport Together” convened in parallel with the 5th Global Environment Facility (GEF) Assembly and the 46th GEF Council Meeting in Cancun, Mexico. The session was organized by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the GEF Secretariat to discuss the successes and challenges faced in implementing sustainable transport programs in developing countries. Bruce Dunn, ADB, moderated the discussion and stressed the importance of sustainable transport to development and poverty reduction. Panelists included: Hiroaki Takiguchi, GEF Secretariat; Bernardo Baranda, Institute for Transportation and Development Policy; Abel Lopez, World Bank; and Rafael Acevedo-Duanas, Inter-American Development Bank. The discussion centered on the costs and benefits of sustainable transport programs, and speakers identified the need to better communicate the GEF’s work on the sector to the public.
ContactPersonMr. Martinus Van Der Knaap by Damaris Waigwa — last modified May 27, 2014 07:43 AM
Project Manager, United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS),
ContactPersonMs Tiina Kurvits by Damaris Waigwa — last modified Jul 04, 2014 07:56 AM
Senior Advisor Ecosystem Management, UNEP; GRID-Arendal, Polar & Cryosphere Division
ContactPersonMr. Steven Lutz by Damaris Waigwa — last modified Jul 04, 2014 07:55 AM
Project Manager, UNEP; GRID-Arendal, Marine Division
2014 America’s Watershed Initiative Summit from Sep 30, 2014 08:00 AM to Oct 02, 2014 05:00 PM Louisville, United States , by Damaris Waigwa
The 2014 America’s Watershed Initiative Summit will bring together key private, public, and non-profit sector stakeholders to improve governance of the Mississippi Watershed. The summit will provide a dynamic forum for discussion and updates as key projects such as the America’s Watershed Report Card, State of the Basin Report, and the development of a shared agenda for change, are presented and discussed.
2014 IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition from Sep 21, 2014 08:00 AM to Sep 26, 2014 05:00 PM Lisbon, Portugal , by Damaris Waigwa
The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition is the high-profile international event organised by the International Water Association (IWA)
11th International Conference on Hydroinformatics from Aug 17, 2014 08:00 AM to Aug 21, 2014 05:00 PM New York, United States , by Damaris Waigwa
Hydroinformatics is a strongly inter-disciplinary field, which links water and environmental problems with various computational modelling methods and fast developing information and communication technologies. Especially the need to standardize and harmonize data protocols and descriptions has prompted many researchers to seek approaches and solutions to overcome data and communication heterogeneity aimed at increased levels of interoperability between different data systems. Hence, a special focus of this conference will be the assessment of the current state of the development of data management (in the broadest sense) approaches that address important aspects related to data storage, data curation, data interoperability, data registration, data provenance, data stewardship, and data annotations.
3rd LatAm Mine Water Conference from Aug 27, 2014 08:00 AM to Aug 28, 2014 05:00 PM Lima, Peru , by Damaris Waigwa
Increasing concerns at about water supply and quality in Latin American countries have led mining firms to look at innovative strategies to manage their water footprints and adopt best water management practices. After two highly praised editions in Brazil and Chile, the LatAm Mine Water Conference moves to Lima, once again bringing to the forefront best practices, new technologies and effective cost reduction strategies.
3rd International Marine Conservation Congress from Aug 14, 2014 08:00 AM to Aug 18, 2014 05:00 PM Glasgow, United Kingdom , by Damaris Waigwa
To conserve the world’s oceans we must go beyond science, and use it to inform policy and management, and ultimately to catalyze change. The Society for Conservation Biology's International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC) brings together conservation professionals and students to develop new and powerful tools to further marine conservation science and policy.
FileATSEA Ministerial Meeting endorsing the Strategic Action Programme for the Arafura and Timor Seas by Damaris Waigwa — last modified May 27, 2014 08:09 AM
An important tropical region that plays a vital role in the circulation of the world's oceans stands to benefit from a Ministerial Declaration that was signed on 15 May 2014. Ministers from Timor-Leste, Indonesia and the Australian Ambassador to Indonesia endorsed a regional Strategic Action Programme that will promote the restoration, conseration and management of marine and coastal ecosystems for the Arafura and Timor Seas - known as the ATS region.
FileThe Knowledge-to-Governance Disconnect A Proposed Dynamic Management Approach by Damaris Waigwa — last modified May 21, 2014 11:28 AM
The TDA aims to capture a comprehensive and representative baseline of factual data, on the principle that… You cannot manage what you don’t understand! This drives the development of the SAP which will then be negotiated and adopted at the policy level and will lead then to a SAP Implementation stage
FileGovernance Stakeholders and their Engagement by Damaris Waigwa — last modified May 21, 2014 11:22 AM
The group conducts research on the context and drivers for action that impact on the interaction between people and the natural resource base.
FileGood Practices with Legal Frameworks: Niger River Basin by Damaris Waigwa — last modified May 21, 2014 11:15 AM
NBA Mission : To promote cooperation among the member countries and ensure the integrated development of the basin especially in the areas of hydraulics, energy, agriculture, aimal rearing, fishing and fish farming, and forest exploitation, industry, transportation, mining and communications.
FileIWLEARN Paper in Governance by Damaris Waigwa — last modified May 21, 2014 11:11 AM
Adapting Customary Management/TURFs for Protecting Coastal Ecosystems and Livelihoods in Africa
FilePortfolio Learning Projects by Damaris Waigwa — last modified May 21, 2014 11:03 AM
Global LME Governance: Mandate is to improve global ecosystem-based governance of Large Marine Ecosystems and their coasts by generating knowledge, building capacity, harnessing public and private partners, and supporting south-to south learning and north-to-south learning.
FileBreakout Groups by Damaris Waigwa — last modified May 21, 2014 10:51 AM
3rd Targeted Workshop for GEF IW Projects in Africa
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