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Side event: “Building partnerships to improve the management of coastal and marine ecosystems in the Western Indian Ocean”


The Nairobi Convention Secretariat would like to inform you the side-event on “Building partnerships to improve the management of coastal and marine ecosystems in the Western Indian Ocean” that was held during the Fourteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 14) at UNEP in Nairobi, Kenya.

The event was hosted by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in partnership with the Nairobi Convention. The objective of the event was to showcase coastal and marine initiatives and collaboration between national, regional and international organizations in the Western Indian Ocean.

The side event was held on 14 May, 2010 at 13:15 to 14:45 in Conference Room 13. The event was chaired by the Director, Kenya Wildlife Service.

These are the presentations done during the side-event;


Title :

Status of Coral Reefs in the Marine Protected Areas in Kenya: A Review from 25 years of Monitoring.
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Who :

Dr. M. Omar of KWS


Title :

Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) Initiatives on Science and Capacity Development in the Western Indian Ocean region.
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Who :

Dr. Nirmal Shah, President, WIOMSA.


Title :

Climate change, coral reefs, and livelihoods in the Western Indian Ocean.
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Who :

Tim McClanahan, Wildlife Conservation Society.



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