Economic Constraints to the Management of Marine Protected Areas: the Case of Kisite Marine National Park and Mpunguti Marine National Reserve, Kenya
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This document was produced in response to a growing interest by environment and wildlife agencies in Eastern Africa in addressing issues relating to the financial and economic sustainability of MPAs, and to their increasing recognition that economic and financial measures form important tools in MPA management. This study is intended to document practical lessons learned, and to highlight needs and niches for the use of economic and financial tools for MPA management in the region. The case study was carried out as part of the Pilot Project on Partnerships for the Management of Kisite Marine National Park and Mpunguti Marine National Reserve Complex, implemented by the Kenya Wildlife Service and technical assistance from IUCN - The World Conservation Union. This project is part of a larger inter-regional project on Sustainable Marine Biodiversity Conservation: Linking Tourism to Marine and Coastal Protected Areas, involving IUCN Regional Offices in Eastern Africa and Central .....
PublisherIUCN Eastern Africa Regional Office, Nairobi, Kenya
Spatial CoverageKisite Marine National Park, Kenya
Mpunguti Marine National Reserve, Kenya
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