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All about turtles. An education and awareness manual

The purpose of this manual is to provide information, procedures and guidance for sea turtle conservation activities in Kenya. Awareness and education activities described in the manual should be carried […]
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Alternative Sustainable Livelihoods for Coastal Communities – A Review of experience and guide to best practice

This document will help the reader understand the complexity of coastal livelihoods. It focuses on the emergence of alternative livelihoods (also known as alternative income generating activities – AIGs), examining […]
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Ambio Volume 24 No 7-8 . 1995 – Research and Capacity Building for Sustainable Coastal Management

These is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering Research and Capacity Building for Sustainable Coastal Management
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Ambio Volume 27 No 8. 1999 – SEACAM: Coastal Zone Management in Eastern Africa Has Taken a New Approach

SEACAM: Coastal Zone Management in Eastern Africa Has Taken a New Approach
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Ambio Volume 31 No 7-8. 2002 – The Western Indian Ocean

These is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering the Western Indian Ocean
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An Economic Analysis of Milkfish Farming in Tanzania: Potential for Economic Development and Policy Issues

The purpose of this economic analysis is to examine the costs and potential returns of constructing and operating a commercial milkfish pond in Tanzania in order to determine the economic […]
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Assessing Management Effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas: A Workbook for the Western Indian Ocean

The Workbook is designed to allow for a dynamic process of MPA management based on the lessons learnt from pilot assessments in eight MPAs in Kenya, Tanzania and the Seychelles. […]
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Assessment of Management Effectiveness in Selected Marine Protected Areas in the Western Indian Ocean

A Workbook for assessing Western Indian Ocean Management Effectiveness in MPAs in the WIO has been developed, based on the workbook and methodology developed for World Heritage sites and using […]
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Bagamoyo Governance Baseline

Once a center for the East African slave trade, Bagamoyo literally means, “lay your heart” (Bwaga = lay and Moyo = heart in Swahili). The name came from the despair […]
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Building Capacity for Applying Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) and Climate Compatible Development (CCD) in the Western Indian Ocean Region

Healthy and well-functioning ecosystems provide services that are fundamental to the human wellbeing. Valuable ecosystem functions and characteristics, such as providing clean air, pure water, rich soil, and healthy biological […]
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