MarCOSouth: Economic Benefit and Analysis Report – TOR

As part of the MarCoSouth deliverables, BCC and WIOMSA has issued a Terms of Reference for the development of an Economic Benefit and Analysis Report.

The Benguela Current Convention (BCC) and the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA), on behalf of the Marine and Coastal Operations for Southern Africa (MarCOSouth), are inviting proposals from senior consultants to undertake the assessment and demonstrable importance of Earth Observation services for decision-making on ocean governance and enabling the development of the ocean economy, using MarCOSouth as a case study.

The full terms of reference can be found here.

The deadline for submission of the bid is 25th July 2021. Tenders should be submitted electronically to,,


GMES & Africa eStation Installed at the CSIR

GMES & Africa e-Station was recently installed on the premises of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in South Africa.  This equipment was a gift from the African Union and European Union Commissions, under the GMES and Africa Program, 2017-2021

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MarCoSouth – WIOMSA – CORDIO – Ocean InfoHub Partnership

The GMES and Africa Marine and Coastal Operations for Southern Africa (MarCoSouth) Project, through the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) and the IOC Sub-Commission for Africa and the Adjacent Island States and together with Coastal Oceans Research and Development – Indian Ocean (CORDIO), are pilot partners for the Ocean InfoHub Project in the Africa region.

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MarCOSouth – Updated Site

The Marine and Coastal Operations for Southern Africa (MarCOSouth) website has gone live with a good deal of new features.  These new features were developed to make the website more user friendly and dynamic with news and events to be updated on a daily basis.

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MarCOSouth: Water Quality Service

This blog will tell you more about our application for monitoring water quality and harmful algal blooms in coastal waters using satellite imagery. It will be answering a few common questions that will hopefully enlighten those who are not familiar with satellite imagery and the advantages it provides.

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