Safeguarding the Health of Oceans Ecosystem


IOC will leverage the science and capacity to monitor and safeguard the health of ocean ecosystems and services, by addressing the conservation and sustainable management of coastal resources and marine biodiversity.

The activities to be implemented in the region will include the development of the African Register of Marine Species, the development of a Harmful Algal Bloom programme for the region, and the implementation of a marine mammals survey programme in Western Africa.

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