Publications

Regional State of the coast Report Western Indian Ocean

The Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region spans across a large latitudinal range, from the Somalia region, influenced by the strong monsoon regime of the northern Indian Ocean,to the southern temperate regime of the tip of
South Africa, where the Agulhas current diverges from the northward...
Author: Jared Bosire, Louis Celliers, Johan Groeneveld, José Paula, Michael H. Schleyer
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Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis of Land-based Sources and Activities in the Western Indian Ocean Region.

This document presents the results of a series of investigations and expert analyses relating to land-based sources of pollution and other activities that cause the degradation of the coastal
and marine environment in the West Indian Ocean (WIO). More specifically, it identifies those...
Author: Dr. Salomao Bandeira , Mr. Jude Bijoux , Mr. Anton Earle, Prof. Jan Glazewski, Dr. Narriman Jiddawi, Dr. James Kairo and Mr. Jacob Ochiewo, Dr. Sixtus Kayombo , Mr. Daniel Malzbender, Mr. Akunga Momanyi and Ms. Susan Taljaard
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Regional Synthesis Report on the Policy, Legal, Regulatory and Institutional frameworks in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region.

The main purpose of the reports is to provide baseline knowledge of the gaps in the legal, policy, regulatory and institutional frameworks for dealing with Land-based Sources and Activities (LBSA) issues in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) Region. The report forms part of a process towards the...
Author: Mr. Akunga Momanyi (University of Nairobi)
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Regional Synthesis Report on the Status of ratification of Environmental Conventions relevant to Land-based Sources and Activities in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region.

This is a Nairobi Convention Regional Report on the status of ratifications and implementation of international environmental conventions relevant to Land-based Sources and Activities (LBSA) as well as on the constraints to such ratification and implementation in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO)...
Author: Mr. Akunga Momanyi (University of Nairobi)
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Regional Report on Municipal Wastewater Management in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region.

The marine and coastal environment of the countries of the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) is rich in biodiversity and associated natural resources. This is now threatened by uncontrolled discharge of wastewater from urban areas. This Regional report presents the findings of the review of municipal...
Author: Dr. Sixtus Kayombo (University of Dar es Salaam)
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Guidelines for the Establishment of Environmental Quality Objectives and Targets in the Coastal Zone of the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) Region

The Project “Addressing Land-based Activities in the Western Indian Ocean” (WIO-Lab) is a deliberate and conscious effort of the people of the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region (including Kenya, Tanzania,
Mozambique, South Africa, Madagascar, Seychelles, Comoros and Mauritius) taken in...
Author: Susan Taljaard, Steven Weerts, Shamilla Pillay and Anisha Rajkumar
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Report of the Fourth meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Eastern African Region

The fourth meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Eastern African Region (NairobiConvention) was held in Antananarivo, Madagascar, from 6 to 8 July 2004. The meeting was convened by the...
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP),Nairobi Convention Secretariat
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National Status Report for Comoros

Dans le souci d’assurer la protection de leurs ressources marines et côtières et, respectueux de leurs engagements individuels vis-à-vis de la communauté internationale, en matière d’environnement, les Gouvernements de la région de l’Ouest de l’Océan Indien (Comores, Kenya, Madagascar,...
Author: MINISTERE DE L’AGRICULTURE DE LA PECHE ET DE L’ENVIRONNEMENT, DIRECTION NATIONALE DE L’ENVIRONNEMENT ET DES FORETS, CONVENTION DE NAIROBI
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National Status Report for Kenya

This inaugural State of the Coast Report describes the status of Kenya’s coastal and marine environment, demographic and resource-use trends, current impacts and threats to sustainability, and management measures to mitigate and prevent continued resource overexploitation and environmental...
Author: National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), Kenya
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National Status Report for France

La loi de 1964 (n°64-1245) pose le principe d’une gestion de l’eau par grands bassins versants, les bassins hydrographiques rattachés aux principaux fleuves français. Des établissements publics sont créés, les agences de l’eau, avec une mission de collecte des redevances sur les usages de l’eau...
Author: Charles-Henri DE BARSAC
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