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

Category Archives: Field Work

What about mangrove wood, honey and restoration in Lamu?

Our research activities continue, and this time bringing in new students for their fieldwork at Lamu: Katana Baya, Msc. Student (UoN), Tashrifa Mohammed, Msc. Student (Pwani University) and Jamila Ahmed, PhD at UoN. Researchers from different partner institutions (Dr. Linus Wekesa and Henry Komu from KEFRI, Dr. Musili Mutuku from NMK and Dr. Juliana Prosperi […]

Lamu Fieldwork

The Mikoko Project team organized a field trip to conduct fieldwork necessary to provide data on mangroves ecosystem in Lamu Archipelago. The participants involved in this successful trip were the Mikoko project coordinators, Juliana Prosperi and David Williamson; the PhD students, Jamila Ahmed and George Tarus; the MSc students, Joan Nelima, George Otieno and Anthony […]

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 […]

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