Projects

PROJECTS

 Guidance on Port Biological Baseline Surveys

The IOI-SA implements projects through its network of Associates and partners, in South Africa and throughout the African region. If you have further questions on any of the projects please contact us directly and we will be happy to supply you with more information.

 

Current and ongoing projects:

  • IMG_5203Small Scale Responsible Fisheries Training 

IOI-SA is working with WWF-SA and TETA to roll-out Responsible Fisheries Training to small scale fisheries communities in South Africa. The project will run throughout 2017 and 2018 throughout the four coastal provinces in South Africa. To find out more about this project, please visit the website.

 

  • Invasive Marine Speciesphytoplankton

IOI-SA is working with the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) and the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) to develop a national monitoring strategy and national response to marine invasions as part of an Early Detection Rapid Response (EDRR) program.

 

  • African Ocean Governance

With support from UNEP, the IOI-SA is working within the framework of the Abidjan Convention and the African Ministerial Conference on Environment (AMCEN) to enhance Ocean Governance frameworks on a Pan-African scale as well as promoting mechanisms and support for relevant capacity development within Africa.

 

  • African Integrated Maritime Human Resources StrategyNational ballast water

As part of the African Union’s 2050 African Integrated Maritime (AIM) Strategy, the IOI-SA has teamed up with the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) to research and advance Human Resources Development on a Pan-African scale. The process has included the 2014 African Maritime Domain (AMD) Conference held in Port Elizabeth.

 

  • Large Marine EcosystemsWestern Indian Ocean report

The IOI-SA has been tasked by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to investigate the progress in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem region following ten years of programme activity, and in preparation for a possible new GEF-funded project phase.

 


  PAST PROJECTS:

Below are some examples of recent projects the IOI-SA has conducted: