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Preparing For Climate Change: A Climate Development Future For Coastal Kenya

Climate Compatible Development (CCD) refers to an integrated development strategy that takes the threat posed by climate change seriously. In the words of the originators of the term it is “development that minimises the harm caused by climate impacts, while maximising the many human development opportunities presented by a low emissions, more resilient, future” (Mitchell […]
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Resources for short courses in Integrated Coastal Zone Management

Resources for short courses in Integrated Coastal Zone Management
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Methodological Guide to Integrated Coastal Zone Management

So as to be able to manage and develop our coastal zones in a sustainable manner, decision-makers must understand how the natural environment and human activities interrelate to form an “eco-sociosystem” which may be analysed through a study of its inherent elements : natural processes which interact within coastal ecosystems; resources used by Man; current […]
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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 activity are embedded in virtually every product we buy, but their contributions are often neglected and unvalued. Ecosystems also provide a host of benefits that […]
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Preparing for Climate Change – A Climate Development Future for Coastal Kenya

Climate Compatible Development (CCD) refers to an integrated development strategy that takes the threat posed by climate change seriously. In the words of the originators of the term it is “development that minimises the harm caused by climate impacts, while maximising the many human development opportunities presented by a low emissions, more resilient, future” (Mitchell […]
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The Voyage from Seychelles to Maputo: Successes and Failures of Integrated Coastal Management in Eastern Africa and Island States, 1996-2001, Vol 1.

In 1993, the environment and natural resource management ministers of the Eastern African region met in Arusha, Tanzania to address these probles: the population increase, inappropriate or poorly planned development, the pressures from emerging economic development, raise on the number of job seekers and coastal dwellers are threatening the functional integrity of the natural coastal […]
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The Voyage from Seychelles to Maputo: Successes and Failures of Integrated Coastal Management in Eastern Africa and Island States, 1996-2001, Vol II.

In 1993, the environment and natural resource management ministers of the Eastern African region met in Arusha, Tanzania to address these probles: the population increase, inappropriate or poorly planned development, the pressures from emerging economic development, raise on the number of job seekers and coastal dwellers are threatening the functional integrity of the natural coastal […]
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Local and community Integrated Coastal Zone Management – Experiences from Eastern Africa March, 1998

The Regional Workshop on Experiences in Local and Community Intergrated Coastal Zone Management: Lessons to date organized by SEACAM and WIOMSA and held in Zanzibar, 4-7 March, 1998 is therefore timely and necessary. This workshop which brought together ICZM practitioners has to be considered as a process providing the link between policy makers and stakeholders. […]
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