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Post-harvest fish loss assessment in small-scale fisheries: A guide for the extension officer

Post-harvest fish losses are a major concern and occur in most fish distribution chains throughout the world. Not only do losses constitute lost income to fishers, processors and traders but […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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Visions for a Sea Change: Report of the First International Workshop on Marine Spatial Planning: Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission and the Man and the Biosphere Programme: UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France, 8-10 November 2006

Marine spatial planning is a way of improving decision making and delivering an ecosystem-based approach to managing human activities in the marine environment. It is a planning process that enables […]
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Learning & Performing: Developing Skills for Coastal Management Practitioners course in the Western Indian Ocean Region.

The scope and complexity of integrated coastal management (ICM) programs which can be successfully implemented by any nation is directly dependent on its national capacity. Yet, despite substantive efforts over […]
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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 […]
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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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Guidelines for the Environmental Assessment of Coastal Aquaculture Development

The overall objective of these guidelines, and the associated training initiative, is to improve the environmental assessment capacity for mariculture developments in a variety of stakeholder groups in Eastern Africa. […]
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