Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA)


Updated: 15 Dec, 2023

Funding type


Project size funding

< US$ 5.000, US$ 5.001 - 20.000

Target region/countries

Comoros, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Réunion, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, United Republic of Tanzania

Eligible Organisations for funding

Individual, Communities / Non-registered citizen groups, Non-profit or Civil Society Organization (NGO), Scholar Institution


Marine & Coast, Human-changed areas

Biodiversity Categories

Biodiversity awareness and knowledge

Sector Tags

Social Inclusion and Sustainability, Science and Research, Aquaculture, Education, Environmental Protection and Conservation, Fishing

Funding Criteria

- Grant-dependent criteria
- improve scientific knowledge and to stimulate research directed at regional co-operation in all aspects of coastal and marine sciences.
- Support will be given only to high quality, demand-driven, and policy-relevant action research.

Application process

Call for application (4 main grant opportunities: Marine and Coastal Science for Management (MASMA) programme; Innovation for sustainability grant; Marine Research Grant (MARG); Cities & Coasts programme)

Application language


Particular consideration of

Local Communities (LC)

Additional information