Call for Proposals: WIOMSA Marine Research Grant (MARG I) & the GMES and Africa MarCOSIO Grant

We are delighted to share that BCSS is eager to extend its support to potential applicants from Mozambique for the WIOMSA Marine Research Grant (MARG I) and the GMES and Africa MarCOSIO Grant. As a testament to our commitment to national capacity building and collaborative research efforts, BCSS is prepared to provide in-kind support and facilitate the research projects of Mozambican nationals. We believe in nurturing local talent and fostering partnerships for the advancement of marine science in the Western Indian Ocean region. Join hands with us to make a positive impact on marine and coastal ecosystems in Mozambique and beyond. Learn more about the application deadlines and procedures here. Get in touch if you’d like your project to be based at and facilitated by BCSS.    

The MARG I call for proposals will also prioritise proposals on seagrasses and their contribution to socio-ecological resilience and blue economy development in the WIO region as well as projects focusing on earth observation. Interested applicants should submit their proposals by 18th October 2023 at 11:59pm (EAT).

Learn more about the call for proposals here.

A humpback whale flukes their tail in the Bazaruto Archipelago, part of the Western Indian Ocean. Photo by Maeva Terrapon



For questions about this article, please contact:
Ekaterina Kalashnikova, Bazaruto Center for Scientific Studies

Bazaruto Center for Scientific Studies
Host of the first permanent Ocean Observatory focused on multi-ecosystem time series research in Africa, the Bazaruto Center for Scientific Studies (BCSS) was established in 2017 as in independent, non-profit organisation with a mission to protect and support the fragile ecosystems of the Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique. The research station is located on Benguerra Island, off the coast of Mozambique.

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