Title of Partner: 
Ms

Abdillah Soifoine

Current job title: 
In charge of Marine Pollution
Areas of expertise: 

Oil Spill Preparedness - At Sea Response

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Strengthen sectoral policy and co-management of natural resources for better conservation of marine and coastal ecosystems in the Union of the Comoros.

Located at the northern entrance to the Mozambique Channel, the Comoros archipelago has one of the most productive fishery industries in the Western Indian Ocean region. Yet illegal fishing has become a threat not just to the industry, but also to the ocean ecosystem itself.

Title of Partner: 
Mr

Kenneth Otieno

Current job title: 
Research Scientist
Areas of expertise: 

Marine Pollution, Marine Litter, Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, Environmental Monitoring

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Title of Partner: 
Mr

Charles Kosore

Current job title: 
Research Scientist
Areas of expertise: 

I'm an environmental analytical chemist with a special interest in microplastics pollution in East African marine waters and is currently in the final year undertaking a Ph.D. in Environmental Analytical Chemistry at Pwani University, Kilifi, Kenya, studying microplastic pollution in water, sediments and looking into possible risks of microplastics in the marine environment.

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Dr

Bernadine Everett

Current job title: 
Scientist
Areas of expertise: 

I work on demersal trawl fisheries of the western Indian Ocean and I coordinate the WIOFish Project which collates fisheries information for eight countries of the WIO.

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Title of Partner: 
Ms

Josheena Naggea

Current job title: 
Doctoral Candidate
Areas of expertise: 

Josheena's doctoral work is situated at the nexus of political ecology and marine policy and focuses on adaptive management of marine protected areas (MPAs), community inclusion, environmental justice, and the valorization of natural and cultural heritage in marine governance. Josheena’s community-based scholarship explores the complexities of local environmental stewardship efforts and environmental identity in a post-colonial context.

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Title of Partner: 
Ms

Faith Kithongo

Current job title: 
Student
Areas of expertise: 

Student taking environmental resource management.  Interested on marine ecology

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Title of Partner: 
Mr

Dan Patis Ashitiva

Current job title: 
Principal Marine and Wetlands Officer
Areas of expertise: 

Conservation and management of aquatic ecosystems through development of management frameworks such as strategies, action plans, policies and regulations, stakeholder engagement and aquatic resources inventory and monitoring

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Title of Partner: 
Mr

Md. Saiful Islam

Current job title: 
Undergraduate Student

I'm a student of undergrade under Department of Oceanography at Noakhali Science and Technology University, Bangladesh. I'm passionate about the research and voluntary activities.

I'm very much interested at the field of Marine Biology, Environment, Oceanography, Biodiversity Conservation and climate change as well.

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Title of Partner: 
Mr
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Frank Mirobo

Current job title: 
Student
Areas of expertise: 

Benthic Ecology of megafauna species.

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