GlobalSeaweedSTAR's Dr Flower Msuya contributes to "Seaweed Manifesto: Towards Implementation" side-event at the UN General Assembly.
A scientist researching seaweed with help from the GlobalSeaweedSTAR project is now using his skills in the battle against the pandemic.
Held at the University of Dar es Salaam, the three-day workshop on seaweed taxonomy was led by GlobalSeaweedSTAR's Prof Juliet Brodie and Dr Janina Brakel.
Hosted by GlobalSeaweedSTAR, programme members and other attendees gathered at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur for a week-long workshop on bioinformatics.
GlobalSeaweedSTAR researchers highlighted the need to safeguard the rapidly expanding global seaweed industry at a recent meeting of the UN FAO Subcommittee on Aquaculture.