18-19 November 2021 | Vilankulos, Mozambique


The Crescendo Azul/Growing Blue Conference Series was established as part of Mozambique’s commitment to further Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG14). The 2nd Growing Blue Conference aimed to promote the consultation, alignment and knowledge sharing required to effectively implement SDG14’s targets in Mozambique and the Western Indian Ocean Region.

GOAP's involvement

GOAP presented during the opening plenary and facilitated a two-hour workshop on ocean accounting. The plenary presentation introduced GOAP and the value of ocean accounting as an ocean governance tool in Africa. The workshop aimed to develop awareness of, and interest in, ocean accounting in coastal African countries. It highlighted Mozambique’s ocean accounts pilot in the Bazaruto Archipelago region and the important role ocean accounting plays in sustainably expanding ocean resource use and ocean economies locally, regionally, and globally.