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Mangrove event at Sustainable Blue Economy conference in Nairobi

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Side event will highlight the connection between sustainably managed mangroves and local development

The first ever Global High-Level Conference on the Global Sustainable Blue Economy will be held in Nairobi from 26th to 28th November 2018. During this event “Save Our Mangroves Now!” is hosting the side event

 

HuMANGROVES – the connection between sustainably managed mangroves and local development
on Tuesday 27th November, 16:30- 18:30 at Taifa hall, Kenyatta International Convention Centre.

Facilitator: Alasdair Harris, Executive Director, Blue Ventures

Speakers:

  • Ulrike Haupt, Head of Division 410 (Environment; Sustainable use of Natural Resources; Biodiversity), BMZ
  • Carl Gustaf Lundin, Principal Scientist, Global Marine and Polar Programme, IUCN
  • Philip Odhiambo, Programme Coordinator, Energy and Climate Change, WWF Kenya
  • Amina Juma Hamza, Research Scientist, Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute
  • Alice Ruhweza, Vice President, Programs and Partnerships, Africa Field Division, Conservation International
  • Aban Marker Kabraji, Asia Regional Director, IUCN

After termination of the side event we will proceed to the reception at University of Nairobi (Main Campus, Room MSc 001)

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