KMFRI will be hosting 20 participants from 10 Countries for ‘Training of Trainers on Monitoring and Assessment of Marine Plastic Litter from 5 to 9 August 2019 in Mombasa Kenya. The training is an activity of the Global Partnership on Marine Litter (GPML) hosted by the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities (GPA) in cooperation with the Nairobi Convention, the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA), the Open University of the Netherlands (OU) and the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI). 

This training aims to support the establishment of monitoring programme to address the need for quality data and effective monitoring of land and sea based sources, quantities, fate and impact of marine litter and strengthen the capacity of member countries to use an evidence-based approach to decision making in support of global initiatives, including Sustainable Development Goal 14.1. 

KMFRI contact person is Dr Eric Okuku (PhD)