Publications

A Regional Overview & Assessment of Marine Litter Related Activities in the West Indian Ocean Region

The study aims to collate existing information about marine litter in the Region and use it to determine whether or not there is a need to be concerned, and to recommend a way forward. This report is a first regional assessment. It gives an integrated synthesis of information and data presented...
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); Nairobi Convention Secretariat, Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Organisation (WIOMSA) and UNEP Global Programme of Action (UNEP/GPA)
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Guidelines, Methods and Tools for Integrated Water Resources Management Planning Approach for Small Island Developing States

This Resource Book makes the case for Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Guidelines specific to SIDS, and argues that unlike traditional models, SIDS desiring to implement IWRM need not start with expensive and timeconsuming institutional reforms. They can start small, using pressing...
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
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Final report - The Regional Experts Training Course on Ecosystem Based Management, Valuation of Ecosystem Goods and Services and Ecosystems Assessments for Western Indian Ocean Region

A three day regional experts training course on Ecosystem Based Management, Valuation of Ecosystem Goods and Services, and Ecosystems Assessments for the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region was organized by the Secretariat of the Nairobi Convention, UNEP in partnership with the Institute of Marine...
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Nairobi Convention Secretariat; Institute of Marine Sciences (IMS) of the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and the Ministry for Co-ordination of Environmental Affairs (MICOA)
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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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