WHAT WE ARE PROTECTING
The Kenyacoast

The Kenyan coast stretches 480kms from Somalia in the north to Tanzania in the south. From Malindi to Shimoni, some 230kms, it is protected by a coral reef which supports a multitude of exotic marine plants and animals.

 



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Summary of CCA’s

Below is a summary of 16 CCAs, indicating when the CCA was formed, the management intervention selected, partners involved and the legislation under which it was established.

 

 

 

Co-management area/CCA Year formed Size km2 Intervention Lead group/ agency Other partners
Mida creek mangrove board walk (functioning) 1995 Mangrove restoration Mida creek Community Conservation A-Rocha Kenya
Gazi Women Mangrove Board walk (functioning) 1999 Mangrove restoration Gazi Women group KMFRI
Wasini women mangrove boardwalk (functioning) 2000 Mangrove restoration Wasini Women group KWS
Kuruwitu (functioning) 2006 0.29 No take zone KCWA, Patron EAWLS, WCS, SDF, KWS
Wasini (functioning) 2008 0.31 No take zone EAWLS WCS, ANO, SDF. KWS

KMFRI

Nyari-Kikadini (functioning) 2009 0.125 No take zone WCS SDF
Jimbo 2009 Gear restriction EAWLS EAWLS

SDF, KWS

Mkwakwani/Tradewinds 2009 0.118 Gear restriction WCS WCS, SDF.
Kibuyuni (functioning) 2010 0.275 No take zone EAWLS WCS, SDF. KWS

KMFRI

Shimoni (functioning) 2010 Gear restriction EAWLS WCS, SDF. KWS

WCS, SDF. KWS

Kiweni (dormant) 2010 3 No take zone  

TNC,

 

TNC, SDF, WWF, NRT-Coast, PMCC,  LamCOT
Vanga (functioning) 2010 Gear restriction EAWLS SDF, EAWLS
Kanamai-Mradi (functioning) 2011 0.22 No take zone WCS SDF
Mkwiro (functioning) 2013 0.155 Gear restriction EAWLS WCS, SDF. KWS, KMFRI
Bureni (functioning) 2013 0.52 No take zone BMU WCS
Majaoni Youth Mangrove Board Walk (functioning) 2003 Mangrove restoration Majaoni Youth group

 

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– H.E. Mzee Jomo Kenyatta

 






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