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.
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. Develop a concept note and
2. Coordinate the event for BCC Science and Governance Forum that will be held on 22 to 24 October 2019
Entries must be submitted on or before 29 July 2019.
B. Enhancing Climate Change Resilience in the Benguela Current Fisheries System Project
- Develop Participatory Mapping for the fisheries communities;
- Develop Awareness/Promotional Materials for the fisheries communities.
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.