West Africa Marine Science Symposium

18th-20th Aug 2023

Accra, Ghana

Fostering Partnerships to Advance Ocean Science in West Africa

WAMSS HYBRID EVENT

West Africa Marine Science Symposium (WAMSS) is an Ocean Decade endorsed activity that will bring together marine and coastal experts, storytellers, youth, government bodies, Non-governmental organisations, funders, and National Geographic Society Explorers from and working in West Africa in order to: Foster critical knowledge exchange and cross-pollinate perspectives on the challenges and opportunities in the region, sharing successes and lessons learned with practitioners across sectors as well as the broader public. Engage early-career professionals and youth to inspire and equip the next generation of marine and coastal scientists, managers, and conservationists with key knowledge and skills. WAMSS plan to highlight career paths and funding opportunities, offer grant writing workshops, and forge critical connections. Identify successful marine research and conservation models and catalyze collaborative projects by connecting funders with potential grant applicants.

UN Ocean Decade Endorsed Activity

Sponsors and Affiliate Partners

This Event is supported by the National Geographic Society

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