Nairobi Convention(Convention for the Protection,Management and Development Ocean of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Western Indian)

Address the accelerating degradation of the world’s ocean and coastal areas through te sustainable management and coastal environment.

Date signed:
21st June 1985
Entered into Force:
30th May 1996

Government Obligation:
To protect and manage the marine environment and coastal areas of Eastern Africa.

Focal Point:
Principle secretary
Ministry of Environment and Forestry
Director General,
National Environment Management and Authority.

Addressing land-based activities in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO- LaB) 2004- 2010 Project. It was funded by GEF.
Blue economy project -kws along tana delta
Implementation of the strategic action programme for the protection of the western Indian Ocean from land-based sources and activities (WIO-SAP). It  is ongoing.
Western indian Ocean large Marine Ecosystems Stratergic Action Programme Policy Harmonisation and Institutional Reforms (WIO LME SAPPHIRE).