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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Resilient Coasts: Strengthening the resilience of coastal socio-ecological systems in the Western Indian Ocean, a partnership programme

Mangroves for the Future (MFF) was initially catalysed by the December 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami and
led to the development of the MFF-Asia programme. Discussions to extend this programme to the Western
Indian Ocean (WIO) soon developed among countries in WIO region, but it was...
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)/Nairobi Convention Secretariat
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Climate Change Strategy for the Marine and Coastal Environment in the Nairobi Convention Area

The Climate Change Strategy is an operational framework to foster regional cooperation in addressing the impacts of climate change by assessing the degree of preparedness and the vulnerability and adaptive options of communities within the Nairobi Convention area.
Author: Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association ( WIOMSA); United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Nairobi Convention Secretariat
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