Mikoko Project: Conservation & Resilience of Kenya's Mangrove Forests

Category Archives: Community Focused Work

Nyota Ya Mikoko – The Launch of the Kenyan Mangrove Research Vessel

Nyota ya Mikoko , the Kenyan mangrove research vessel, was officially launched on July 26th 2020 during The International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem. The launch ceremony was held by the Kenya Forest Service at Lamu Island. In attendance was the French Ambassador to Kenya, Her Excellency Aline Kuster-Menager as well as […]

Covid -19 Efforts – IRD

IRD has distributed more than 5,000 masks to partners of the Mikoko project on the conservation of mangroves in Lamu. Cooperative actions for sustainable development are the first to be affected by the health threat to capacity building activities which include research, training and education and the exchange of knowledge. As soon as COVID-19 started […]

Mangroves cleaning – Pate Island

As part of the Mikoko project, and in response to requests from representatives of local communities who participated in the “Community Assessment” workshop (November 25 to 28, 2019 in Lamu), field material was distributed in different villages of the Pate Island (Lamu Archipelago). This event took place at the end of February 2020, after the […]

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