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WIO MPA Outlook Report: Marine Protected Areas and Kenya

WIO MPA Outlook Report: Marine Protected Areas and Kenya

Did you know that 24 coastal communities in Kenya have created informal MPAs to conserve their fisheries and marine resources and secure alternative sources of income?  Kenya is considering declaring 3 additional MPAs in Ras Tenewi and Malindi-Watamu and a Trans-boundary Conservation Area with Tanzania. Want to find out more about some of the remarkable efforts that the Government of Kenya, supported by local communities, is undertaking to ensure that its global biodiversity targets and commitments are met? Join the launch of the WIO MPA Outlook Report, hosted by the Nairobi Convention, on 16th July.

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