Advances in coastal ecology : people, processes and ecosystems in Kenya

TitleAdvances in coastal ecology : people, processes and ecosystems in Kenya
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsJ.C. Hoorweg, and N. Muthiga
Series titleAfrican studies collection
Pagination - 259
Date Published2009///
PublisherAfrican Studies Centre
Place PublishedLeiden
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number978-90-5448-090-7
Keywords2006, coastal management, conference papers (form), ecosystems, environment, Kenya

The coastal population of Sub-Sahara Africa is increasing rapidly but coastal zones are fragile environments that are easily disturbed and easily damaged when overexploited. There is need for carefully thought out management of resources to realize both environmental sustainability and potential socio-economic benefits. This is the fourth volume in a series of conference proceedings on the ecology of the Kenyan Coast, since 1997. These meetings serve as a forum for the exchange of information among scientists, students policy makers, development agency staff and government officers. This volume contains seventeen papers that were presented at the Coastal Ecology Conference in Mombasa in 2006 with sections on fish and fisheries, mangroves, conservation and management, and ecosystems rehabilitation.

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