World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day

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The World Oceans Day (WOD) 2019 commemoration is to build a greater Ocean and gender 
literacy while discovering ways to promote gender equality in ocean-related activities, such as 
marine scientific research, fisheries, policy-making and management. 

Structure of the conference 
The conference will involve a diverse group of people in Tanzania, both scientists and 
Non-Scientists, it will bring them together to learn about gender roles in the Sustainable development of our ocean through presentations of the works that had been done and panel 
discussion. It will involve female speakers scientist from various sectors who would represent 
the roles that are being done by women towards productive and healthy oceans. 

Specific Objectives of the conference 
? Discussion on women participation towards healthy, sustainable and productive 
? To advocate for Gender participation in Ocean Sciences and Informal sectors 
related to fisheries 
? To celebrate the achievements of the women who have made tremendous 
contributions in ocean-related sectors

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About us
The world Lakes Oceans and Rivers are the important resources which influence the life of this beautiful world, its said that those close and those far from these sources all of us influence their conditions, as we all reside in catchment areas.

Humans need food, and good living environment but the climate is changing, fish in the natural environment are scares and we have changed these bodies to be dumping sites, with all these 12 brave Aquatic Scientists decided to combat the improper utilization of these resources formation of a Non-Governmental Organization that aims at enhancing proper utilization of aquatic resources, through sustainable aquaculture and rebuilding the fisheries of Tanzania in response of the bring the world that has hunger is a tale with achieved food security, improved nutrition and promote sustainable aquaculture, a better world with favourable CLIMATIC conditions at reduced impacts.

Vision statement:

AFO- envisions is to be an excellent Organization in replenishing aquatic resources with community-based conservation and sustainable aquaculture.

Mission statement:
We enhance food access and income generation to the community through research, training, workshops and collaboration in Aquaculture and Fisheries

Our Objectives

Promoting environmental friendly and economic competitive aquaculture;
Supporting conservation of aquatic environment and stock enhancement;
Supporting research on sustainable exploitation of aquatic resources and aquaculture;
Improving community health of the lacustrine and coastal communities;
Empowering youth and women in utilization of aquatic resources and aquaculture.

AFO organization is committed to work Accountably, Transparently, With Integrity And Equality.

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When & where

Buni- Costech,

Sat 08, June 2019

9:00am to 12:00pm

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