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Online Course on LME Assessemnt and Management

An opportunity to study an innovative approach for sustainable development of the world’s Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) has been initiated. The course, to be self-taught online over a six-week period, can lead to certification by Coursera and the University of Cape Town. Download brochure here.

Tenders and Consultancies

There are currently no tenders or consultancies available, please look out for adverts on nationally circulating newspapers in the Contracting Parties. 


6th International Environment Technologies Fair "Environment Angola 2018" in Luanda, Angola

The Benguela Current Convention (BCC) participated in the event to raise awareness on its objectives, its current projects and perspective on marine environmental issues in Angola, Namibia and South Africa. Furthermore, it was an opportunity for the BCC to interact directly with the public

Vacancies at the Secretariat

The Benguela Current Convention is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and youth. The positions at BCC are categorised into:

1. Proffessional Category - These are positions of high responsibility of a managerial, professional or scientific nature. These positions will be filled by appropriately qualified professionals, preferably with post graduate qualifications or the equivalent. Staff members in this category shall be recruited from Contracting Parties.

2. General Services Category - These are auxiliary administrative and technical positions; clerical, secretarial and other office personnel. Such staff members shall be recruited in Namibia from among Namibian nationals and citizens of Contracting Parties with permanent residence in Namibia

Specialists attended Geonode and African marine atlas workhop

The Namibian Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources organized from 12 to 16 of March the GeoNode training and ACMA workshop, in Swakopmund. 22 participants from seven countries increase their knowledge on the open software GeoNode and how they can use this important platform in their countries and on the African continent.