Agulhas and Somali Current Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs)
Project funded by GEF through its International Waters Portfolio and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP-GEF ASCLME, South Africa)

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Environmental Studies and Research Center (NEPAM, University of Campinas, UNICAMP, Brazil)

Earth System Governance Project (ESG, Sweden)

Lusíada University, Lisbon Campus (Portugal)
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Portuguese Directorate General for Maritime Policy (DGPM, Portugal)
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Hal Batchelder (Oregon State University, USA, and North Pacific Marine Science Organization, PICES, Canada)  
Nigel Bradly (Envirostrat, New Zealand)  
Charles Buchanan (former Exec. Council of FLAD, Portugal)  
Cyndy Chandler (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA)  
Vitor Gois Ferreira (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Germany)  
Peter Fox (Tetherless World Research Constellation, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA)  
Marion Glaser (ZMT and LOICZ, Germany)
Hashali Hamukuaya (BCC, Namibia)
Robin Mahon (CERMES, UWI, Barbados)
Frederico Saraiva Nogueira (IOC/UNESCO Vice Chair for Latin American and Caribbean Region and Directorate of Hydrography and Navigation, Brazil)
Isabel Torres de Noronha (FOA and InventAr, Portugal)
Joao Torrado Reis (InventAr, Portugal)
João Fonseca Ribeiro (DGPM, Portugal)
Miguel Mira da Silva (Instituto Superior Técnico, IST, Portugal)
Mark J. Spalding (TOF, USA)
Miguel Sequeira (EMEPC, Portugal)
Milton Asmus (Brazil Sea Forum and Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil)
J. Luis Valdés (Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO, France)
David Vousden (ASCLME, South Africa)
Oran R. Young (Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, USA)
Ruben Zondervan (ESG, Sweden)













*Individuals participate in their individual capacities to mobilize FOA and bring in the influence and informal support of their institutions.  Their institutional affiliations are only listed for identification purposes.