Tag "blue economy"

Boost for blue economy as President Kenyatta commissions Bandari Maritime Academy

Nairobi, 8 July 2019 – Kenya’s efforts to position the blue economy sector as a key driver of the country’s transformation today received a major boost with the commissioning of the Bandari Maritime Academy in Mombasa County. President Kenyatta led

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Mozambique and Seychelles Discuss Cooperation

Maputo 21 May 2019 — The governments of Mozambique and the Seychelles on Monday signed agreements on aviation, security and public order and general cooperation. The agreements were signed in Maputo as part of a state visit by Seychelles President

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Maritime domain awareness at blue economy conference

During the Blue Economy conference held in Nairobi on 26-28 November 2018, the two EU projects implemented by Expertise France, GoGIN and CRIMARIO, successfully organized a side-event on maritime domain awareness (MDA), gathering a hundred delegates from 20 countries –

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Join the side-event: create MDA for enhancing the blue economy

EU CRIMARIO and EU GoGIN projects organise a side-event during the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference held in Nairobi. Scheduled on Wednesday 28 November 11:30 to 13:00 at Lenana Hall, KICC, the side-event will cover “Create MDA (Maritime Domain Awareness) for

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The first Blue Economy Conference

Kenya and its co-hosts Canada and Japan are inviting the world to Nairobi for the first global conference on the sustainable blue economy. Over 4,000 participants from around the world will meet from November 26 to 28, 2018 at the

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EU commitments during Our Ocean 2018

Our Ocean 2018 conference took place in Bali on 29-30 October. Our Ocean Conference is focused on generating commitments and taking actions to maintain the sustainability of our oceans. Since 2014, Our Ocean Conference has successfully generated commitments totaling around

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Blue Economy In Africa: Initiatives, Prospects And Issues

Harnessing the oceans’ resources in a sustainable manner is the ‘new frontier of the African renaissance’ according to the African Union (AU). This ‘blue growth’ will only be achieved if ocean’s health and security at sea are won back. The

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Blue Economy course starts July 2017

The Commonwealth of Learning, in collaboration with the University of Seychelles’ James Michel Blue Economy Research Institute, is offering a free online course on the Blue Economy. The course, titled “Understanding the Blue Economy,” is aimed at individuals new to the

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