International Conference on Marine Waste in Africa

Building a Strategy for Africa – a guide to best practice

“Bringing together and growing a network of researchers, educators, other practitioners, industry, media, and governments to meet the pollution challenges facing Africa.”

Add your ideas, share your experience, help build the guide to best practice.

Network with world class speakers including renowned marine biologist explorer, author, and conservationist Sylvia Earle – a National Geographic explorer-in residence and founder of Mission Blue.

Conference topics include

  • Research
  • Policies and practices
  • Education and awareness
  • Conservation
  • Data, GIS and mapping
  • Plastics and litter
  • Oil, aerial and chemical pollution
  • Socioeconomic impacts
  • Circular economy and blue economy
  • Role of businesses
  • Special challenges of municipalities
  • Recycling and upcycling
  • Exciting innovations

Participants are encouraged to shape the conference by submitting abstracts of their papers online.

For more information visit the conference website.