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Coastal Management in the Western Indian Ocean Region A Capacity Needs Assessment

Developing capacity in coastal and marine issues of the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region is a very important activity, given the present growing and projected pressures on the coastal and marine resources.The region s experience in both knowledge-based, technical and equipment capacity building has been progressively growing. Many large milestones have been reached in this […]
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Sharing Coastal Management Experience in the Western Indian Ocean. Proceedings of the Experts and Practitioners Workshop on Integrated Coastal Area Management for Eastern Africa and Island States

Sharing Coastal Management Experience in the Western Indian Ocean. Proceedings of the Experts and Practitioners Workshop on Integrated Coastal Area Management for Eastern Africa and Island States
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Marine Science Development in Tanzania and Eastern Africa : Proceedings of the 20th Anniversary Conference on Advances in Marine Science in Tanzania, 28 June-1 July 1999, Zanzibar, Tanzania – WIOMSA Book Series No 1

The conference on ‘Advances in Marine Sciences in Tanzania’, on which this proceedings is based, was organized in Zanzibat, Tanzania from 28 June – 1 July, 1999. It was organised by the Institute of Marine Sciences of the University of Dar es Salaam with support from Sida-SAREC, CIDA through the Memorial University of Newfoundland-University of […]
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Eastern Africa Atlas of Coastal Resources: Tanzania

This Atlas of marine and coastal resources in Tanzania is designed to raise the awareness and understanding of non-specialists, particularly decision makers, resource managers, students, and the general populace, on coastal and marine environmental issues and related challenges in Tanzania. It is written in non-technical language to make it easy to understand and use. It […]
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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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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. The guidelines and associated technical appendices provide detailed practical and technical information to reduce and mitigate the environmental and social impacts of mariculture developments along […]
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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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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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People, Nature and Research in Chwaka Bay, Zanzibar, Tanzania

In 1988, a strategic decision was taken by the Institute of Marine Science (IMS),  of the University of Dar es Salaam, to select Chwaka Bay as the priority site for the Institute’s research activities. This decision meant that the limited resources available were to be directed towards supporting research conducted in the Bay rather than […]
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