Dr. Abas Basir, Director General of SACEP attended at the Launching Ceremony of the GloFouling Partnerships Project, at IMO Headquarter,London,UK (25 Oct. 2018), in which the representatives from GEF, UNDP, IOC-UNESCO and WOC were also participated. This partnership project is one step ahead of Go Ballast project i.e Ballast water to Biofouling. This project will help us to control and manage ships’ biofouling and minimize the transfer of invasive aquatic species.
The expected out comes of this project will be :
- Informed policy decision making in Lead Partner Countries
- Capacity building, awareness-raising and technical assistance
- Public-Private Partnership to support technology development and necessery adoption.
- Increased stakeholder cooperation and knowledge sharing