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2019 Poster Contest Call: Empowering youth for a Better Tomorrow

The GEF/FAO/BCC Climate Change Project hereby invites the youth from the selected Benguela Fisheries System coastal communities (link to the communities) to partake in the regional 2019 School Poster Contest awareness on enhancing climate change resilience. The youth are required to create posters, which present possible solutions towards climate change or methods of building resilience in the fisheries and aquaculture communities.

Link to the communities:

Angola - Kinzau; Barra do Dande; Caotinha; Mira douro da Lua; Cacuaco; Tombua; N'zeto

Namibia - Walvis Bay; Henties Bay; Luderitz

South Africa - Hondeklipbaai; Humansdorp; Struisbay; St Helena Bay

Submissions: All artwork and registration form are to be submitted on or before the 19 July 2019 at your nearest BCC office.

For further information, please dowload full terms of reference in icon English or icon Portuguese or contact Ms Katrina Hilundwa on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

BCLME III Project: Experts Meeting to Strengthen Collaboration

The BCLME III Project "Improving Oceans Governance" held a meeting on 28 February this year with project technicians being implemented by BCC and its partners in order to exchange experience and to combine synergies with common objectives

Tenders and Consultancies

The BCC Secretariat invites proposals from a competent company/consultancy firm/ consortium/ individual to conduct the following consultancies:


A. BCLME III Project

1.    icon Develop a concept note and

2.    icon Coordinate the event  for BCC Science and Governance Forum that will be held on 22 to 24 October 2019

For further enquires, contact Ms. Tunehafo Gottlieb, (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Tel: + 264 64 406 901).

 Entries must be submitted on or before 29 July 2019.


B. Enhancing Climate Change Resilience in the Benguela Current Fisheries System Project 

  1. icon Develop Participatory Mapping for the fisheries communities;
  2. icon Develop Awareness/Promotional Materials for the fisheries communities.

For further enquires, contact Ms. Katrina Hilundwa, (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).

Proposals must be submitted before 16:00 p.m., local time in Namibia on 19 July 2019

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.

Vacancies at the Secretariat