Salomao Bandeira (PhD)

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Associate Professor, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane (Mozambique)
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Salomão Bandeira holds a PhD from Gothenburg University (Sweden), currently Associate Professor at UEM, Mozambique and was visiting to University of Cape Verde PhD program (2014-2017). Familiar with marine and coastal issues pertaining biodiversity, governance and management including mangrove and seagrass restoration as well global frameworks such as blue carbon, science to policy for critical marine and coastal habitats, ecosystem based adaptation. He co-authored the books “The Maputo Bay Ecosystem” and “A Field Guide to the Mangroves of Africa and Madagascar” and has over 50 publications. He is Mozambique CITES Scientific Coordinator and member of the Advisory Group to the Convention on Biological Diversity for EBSAs (Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas); in addition to regularly attending both WIOMSA and UN Environment regional seas (Nairobi Convention); S. Bandeira has coordinated/principal investigator of several local, regional and eastern Africa – Europe projects; conducted consultancies and has advised the Mozambique government (MITADER, MIMAIP) especially on environment and seas issues. He participated in the discussion on the upcoming USAID environmental program in Mozambique. Currently actively participating the implementation of the GRID Arendal seagrass programe in West Africa “ResilienSea”.

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Prof. Salomao Bandeira was appointed as the chair of the Regional Task Force on critical habitats in the WIOSAP project
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