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Menai Bay Governance Baseline

Menai Bay Conservation Area (MBCA) is situated in the southwest of Unguja, the main island of the Zanzibar Archipelago, and covers an area of 467 km簡 including 6 islets, with a seaward boundary close to 61 km offshore. It is the largest marine conservation area in Zanzibar, managed locally by the community and government officials […]
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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 felt by those who had been captured inland and transported to Bagamoyo where they waited to be shipped to Zanzibar and the Far East. Knowing […]
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Environmental Management Systems – Best Practices – Implementation Manual

The survival of the tourism industry in the long term requires that all concerned (hoteliers, private sector, Institutions, NGOs, Authorities, Operators in the Tourism & Hospitality, the public and coastal communities) take the required actions for sustainable utilization of our natural resources so that the population and economy of partner countries may continue to benefit […]
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WIOMSA Magazine – Issue No.6: October 2013

The Sixth Issue of the WIOMSA Magazine: People and the Environment is out! The theme of the Issue is ‘ Marine Protected Areas and Tourism: Making MPAs Self Sustaining.’
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Guidelines for the environmental assessment of coastal tourism

An environmental assessment manual to assist Government agencies, tourism developers, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and community organisations.
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WIOMSA Newsbrief – March 2005 – Volume 10, No 1

We are pleased to present the March, 2005 WIOMSA Newsbrief which covers an interesting array of articles: WIOMSA’s future discussed in Mombasa WIOMSA’s future discussed in Mombasa, Potential for sustainable dolphin tourism, New understanding of reef fish spawning, Latest technology used in mangrove studies and many more articles
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