GOOS Africa

Global Ocean Observing System Africa

Initiative Type: Network

Beleフ[ Statement Area: Climate Variability, Emerging Pollutants, Ocean Resources

Initiative Location: Algeria,Angola,Benin,Cabo Verde,Cameroon,Comoros,Congo,Cテ?ツエte dテ「ツ?ツ?Ivoire,Democratic Republic of the Congo,Djibouti,Egypt,Eritrea,Ethiopia,Gabon,Gambia,Ghana,Guinea,Guinea Bissau,Kenya,Libya,Madagascar,Mali,Mauritania,Mauritius,Moroco,Mozambique,Nigeria,Namibia,Nigeria,Senegal,Seychelles,Sierra Leone,Somalia,South Africa,Sudan,Togo,Tunisia, United Republic of Tanzania

Time Frame: Ongoing


The Global Ocean Observing System Africa (GOOS Africa) is administered through the IOC Sub-Commission for Africa and the Adjacent Island States. Sub-Commission officers are defacto officers of GOOS Africa, and represent the African Member States in their relations with the GOOS Regional Alliances. GOOS Africa aims to (1) effective manage coastal environments - controlling pollution and safeguarding human health; (2) support for expanding economic activities in coastal and offshore zones; (3) protect growing coastal populations; (4) effective manage living marine resources; (5) mitigate natural disasters and the impacts of climate change.


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