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

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Mangrove forests for the blue economy

Entitled “Mangrove, a flagship socio-ecosystem for the blue economy”, the final Workshop of the FSPI Mikoko on the Conservation and Resilience of Kenyan Mangrove Forests was held on May 26 and 27, 2021 at Hotel Neptune, Diani, Kenya. The workshop was organized by KFS, IRD and CIRAD and brought together more than 70 participants and […]

First Community Assessment – Lamu Island

This four day (25th to 28th November 2019) first community assessment mission was a follow-up from the scientific workshop and field visit that took place between 11th and 13th of September 2019. The main aim of the mission was to bring together local communities involved directly in any segment of the mangrove value chain to […]

First Research Workshop – Lamu Island

Ecosystem services rendered to people by the mangroves are directly affected by fishing, nesting of many fish species, access to firewood, tourism, education, research, protection and stabilization of the coastline, fixation of pollutants, and carbon storage. To mitigate the human activity on mangrove and enhance its conservation, it is necessary to have a better understanding […]

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