Publications

Regional State of Coast Report-Summary for Policy Makers


Author: Jared Bosire, Louis Celliers, Johan Groeneveld, José Paula, Michael H. Schleyer
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United Republic of Tanzania: Country report on policy, legislation and institutional analysis and recommendations for ratification and implementation of the LBSA protocol


Author: MANCHARE HECHE SUGUTA
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Technical paper on Oil and Gas exploration in the WIO region

In view of the major discoveries oil and gas in the WIO region and the potential social and economic impacts on the economies of the countries on one hand and negative environmental impacts on the other hand, it is prudent that adequate governance mechanisms are put in place. Governments in the...
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP),Nairobi Convention Secretariat;
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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: Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association  
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Inception workshop report on the Enhancing the Protection of Birds in the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Nairobi Convention

The objectives of the workshop were to introduce the project to stakeholders in the WIO region; and elaborate on i) the key issues to be addressed in the project, ii) Terms of Reference for the national assessments; iii) methodology/approach for implementation of the...
Author: BirdLife International Africa Partnership Secretariat
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Final report- The fifth workshop held under the auspices of the United Nations in Support of the Regular Process for the Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socioeconomic Aspects

The Head of the Secretariat for the Nairobi Convention called the meeting to order at 9.30 am and welcomed the participants to the workshop. In his opening remarks he acknowledged the presence of experts from the region, and financial support provided by UNEP. He also thanked UN/OLA/DOALOS for...
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP),Nairobi Convention Secretariat; Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, Office of Legal Affairs
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Analysis of Lessons Learnt from Demonstration Projects Implementated by the UNEP- GEF Project on "Addressing Land-Based Activities in the Western Indian Ocean" (WIO-LaB)

The Nairobi Convention implemented the UNEP-GEF WIO-LaB Project entitled ‘Addressing landbased activities in the Western Indian Ocean’ in order to deal with the growing challenges of the degradation of the coastal and marine environment in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region, encompassing the...
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP),Nairobi Convention Secretariat
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Institutional Analysis for Mangroves for the Future: Understanding the resilience of coastal systems

This section provides a synthesis of the current status of Institutions and the various governance frameworks that may have a role to play in management of the marine and coastal environment, generally in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region, and also more specifically in the three countries...
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP),Nairobi Convention Secretariat
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Situational Analysis for Mangroves for the Future: Understanding the resilience of coastal systems

The purpose of this situation analysis is to better understand ecological and social coastal systems in Eastern Africa with a view to identifying key areas and effective strategies through which MFF can contribute to the
conservation, restoration and sustainable management of coastal...
Author: Melita Samoilys, George Waweru Maina, Julie Church, Brigid Mibei, Marta Monjane, Abdulla Shah, Doris Mutta and Mine Pabari
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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
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