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  • Present and Future Perspectives on Marine Affairs in Kenya. 

    Makau, B.F. (University of Nairobi, Institute for Development StudiesNairobi, Kenya, 1978)
    The Science and Technology Act (No,3 of 1977) was recently passed by Parliament, thereby establishing machinery in the form of the National Council for Science and Technology (NCST) to advise the Kenya government on a ...
  • Networking in East Africa for Threatened Coastal Wetlands. 

    Nzioka, P. (IUCN / Wetlands International / World Wide Fund for NatureWageningen, Netherlands, 2002)
    Following a regional workshop convened by the East African Wild Life Society (EAWLS) in February 1998 at Mombasa, the EAWLS was mandated to set up an environmental network to monitor threats to wetlands and coastal resources ...
  • Wetland Conservation and Development: The Lake Nakuru Case Study. 

    Thampy, R.J. (IUCN / Wetlands International / World Wide Fund for NatureWageningen, Netherlands, 2002)
    Lake Nakuru, designated as Kenya’s first Ramsar site in 1991, is a shallow hyper-eutrophic saline-alkaline lake on the floor of the Rift Valley, and is well known for its spectacular concentrations of Lesser Flamingos. The ...
  • Mitigating the Effects of Intensive Agriculture on Wetlands: The Case of Saiwa Wetlands, Kenya. 

    Mohamed, M.A. (IUCN / Wetlands International / World Wide Fund for NatureWageningen, Netherlands, 2002)
    The Saiwa wetlands are located in the Trans-Nzoia District in the Western part of Kenya. Part of these wetlands form Saiwa National Park (SNP), which is the smallest park in Kenya, with an area of 3.1 km2. The wetlands ...
  • Utilisation and Economic Valuation of the Yala Swamp Wetland, Kenya. 

    Abila, Romulus (IUCN / Wetlands International / World Wide Fund for NatureWageningen, Netherlands, 2002)
    The Yala swamp is an extensive wetland in western Kenya, covering an area of 17’500 ha. The wetland, together with its three lakes, is an important site for biodiversity conservation. The local community has been associated ...

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