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2020

Strengthening biodiversity conservation, fisheries management and reef rehabilitation in Shimoni marine areas (Kenya)

Kenya

Titre : Strengthening biodiversity conservation, fisheries management and reef rehabilitation in Shimoni marine areas (Kenya)

Pays : Kenya

Numéro projet : KEN/SGP/OP6/Y3/STAR/BD/2020/65

Domaine : Biodiversity

Durée : 5/2020 — 7/2021

Bénéficiaire : Shimoni Beach Management Unit

Présentation
Shimoni BMU Co-management area in one of the biodiversity hotspots in Kenya with high diversity of corals, fish species and seagrass beds. There are over 164 coral genera recorded within its waters in addition to over 250 species of fish and 5 species of turtles. The resources however face various threats which include overexploitation and resource use conflicts.

The proposed project has the primary objective of ‘a healthy coastal and marine environment providing sustainable benefits for present and future generations’ with project specific objectives being 1. Support the conservation and protection of sensitive habitats, recovery of fish populations and rehabilitation of degraded habitats 2. Build the capacity of the Shimoni BMU to sustainably manage the Shimoni Co-management Area

The project will be implemented by the Shimoni BMU in collaboration with key partners who include the Kwale County Fisheries Department, Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institution and the KenyaWildlife Service.

Financement
Grant Amount (GEF) : US$ 23,907.00
Co-Finanshing in-Kind : US$ 15,057.94

GEF Small Grants Programme

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