SEAWARD Africa (SEAWARD)

SEAWARD Africa (SEAWARD)

SEAWARD Africa (SEAWARD) 1000 540 Ocean Decade

Lead institution:

IOCAFRICA – Kenya

The SEAWARD Africa aims to provide a coordinated framework for the implementation of the Ocean Decade Africa Roadmap, which provides a vision and plan for diverse stakeholders to convene around a common set of priorities for the implementation of the Ocean Decade in Africa.

The Programme is structured around four thematic components addressing sustainable management of marine resources; climate change and marine biodiversity; ocean pollution; and extreme events and disaster risk reduction. It will be supported by a number of enabling and underpinning components including capacity development, technology and innovation, ocean literacy, ocean observations, and data and information.

Start Date: 06/03/2024
End Date: 31/12/2030

Lead Contact: Ibukun Adewumi (i.adewumi@unesco.org)

challenges: 1- Understand and beat marine pollution, 3- Sustainable Blue Food, 7- Ocean Observations
ocean_basins: Indian Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean, South Atlantic Ocean
type_of_action: Programme, United Nations Action

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