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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

The Benguela Current Convention invites proposals from competent companies’/ consultancy firms / consortia to:



1.    Support the Strengthening of Ocean Governance in the BCLME through a governance baseline assessment and development of guidelines, standards and protocols.

2. Conduct Regional Capacity and Training Needs Assessments (CTNA) for the BCC.

Contact person: Mr. Jackson Kaoti, (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Tel: + 264 64 406 901). The deadline has been extended to 28 September 2018.


Climate Change Project

1.      Mainstreaming fisheries vulnerability assessments and climate risk information into national and regional planning and management frameworks

2.      Undertake a study of the suitability and adequacy of existing institutional arrangements to address climate change vulnerability and adaptation

Contact person: Dr Ben Van Zyl - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Closing date:  5 September 2018


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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 invites applications from competent Namibian nationals and nationals of BCC Member States of Angola and South Africa with permanent residence in Namibia to apply for the following positions in its office in Swakopmund:

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.