LOCE Wind and Wave Energy Weblog

The web's first ocean and offshore wind energy weblog. Continuously renewed, like the ocean itself.

Thursday, October 09, 2003

Ocean Projects for Africa

Up until today, this blog has reported on ocean projects on all continents except Antarctica and Africa. But now, there's news of proposed ocean projects for Africa, as reported in Research Centre to Look at Greening the Desert, Maggi Barnard, The Namibian (Oct 8, 2003). According to the article, the Marine and Coastal Resources Research Centre of the University of Namibia (Unam) wants to promote research and development activities through the sustainable and responsible utilisation of the country's under-utilised marine and coastal resources." The Centre's research program will six areas of ocean and coastal development, including aquaculture, cultivation of mushrooms along the coast and development of renewable resources such as wave energy projects.


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