Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association

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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Volume 17, No 2 (2018)

The Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science (WIOJMS) provides an avenue for the wide dissemination of high quality research generated in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region. This journal issue covers an interesting array of articles such as: Mangrove cover change detection in the Rufiji Delta in Tanzania; Growth rates of Eucheuma denticulatum and […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Vol 12, No 2 (2013)

The Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science (WIOJMS) provides an avenue for the wide dissemination of high quality research generated in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region. This journal issue covers an interesting array of articles such as: Changing Livelihoods in the Coastal Zone of the Western Indian Ocean and East Africa, Interplay between […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Vol 11, No 2 (2012)

The Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science (WIOJMS) provides an avenue for the wide dissemination of high quality research generated in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region. This journal issue covers an interesting array of articles such as: Analysis of rainfall variations and trends in coastal Tanzania,Beach sand supply and transport at Kunduchi, Tanzania, […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Vol 11, No 1 (2012)

The Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science (WIOJMS) provides an avenue for the wide dissemination of high quality research generated in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region. This journal issue covers an interesting array of articles such as: New observations on the crustacean fauna of Europa Island, Mozambique Channel (Crustacea, Decapoda), AFLP assisted DNA-Barcoding […]
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Understanding the Human Dimensions in the Management of Coastal and Marine Resources in the WIO Region

Understanding the Human Dimensions in the Management of Coastal and Marine Resources in the WIO Region
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Jambiani, Managing our coasts: Planning for sustainable coastal livelihoods at Jambiani, Zanzibar

Degradation of the coastal environment and resources has been of concern on the east coast of Zanzibar for a long time. Traditional approaches to this problem have yet to achieve the intended goal of securing livelihoods on a degrading coastline. Involvement of the communities in deciding on actions and interventions is an important aspect for […]
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Sharing Benefits from the Coast – Rights, resources and livelihoods (ON SALE AT JUTA)

Coastal resources such as mining, fisheries, and tourism are vital for communities in developing countries, many of which live in abject poverty. Yet global patterns indicate growing levels of economic inequality between the custodians of these resources and the people who exploit them, as well as an increasing incidence in poverty. Drawing from empirical research […]
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Global markets and local livelihoods of coastal communities in Kenya Implications for sustainable management

The inshore coral reef fisheries are considered overexploited but marine fish production may still be sustained if fishing effort is directed to exploit the deep sea pelagic fisheries that have not been fully exploited due to inadequate technology and equipment. Aquaculture production with focus on prawns and sea cucumber may also be considered to reduce […]
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Sharing Benefits from the Coast: tourism and links to small-scale fisheries in Mozambique

Coastal resources in Mozambique are vital for local coastal communities, many of whom live in abject poverty. These resources also hold significant value for a number of different sectors, many of which supply expanding global consumer markets. Although these activities provide many opportunities for economic development and income generation, global patterns indicate growing levels of […]
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Sharing Benefits from the Coast in South Africa

Coastal resources in South Africa are vital for local coastal communities, many of whom live in abject poverty. These resources also hold significant value for a number of different sectors such as mining, fisheries, forestry and tourism, many of which supply expanding global consumer markets. Although these activities provide many opportunities for economic development and […]
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