The Nairobi Convention holds meetings of its Contracting Parties every two years to review the implementation of their decisions. The ninth meeting of the Contracting Parties, held from 29 to 31 August 2018 in Mombasa, Kenya, was divided into two segments: Technical Experts meeting on 29 August 2018 and a heads of delegation meeting on 30 and 31 August 2018. At the heads of delegation meeting, 15 decisions were adopted.
The Malindi-Sabaki estuary is a source of life and livelihoods for the residents who live along it. However, the estuary is under threat from unregulated human activity, causing pollution and overexploitation of its resources.
Read in the infographic below how a new demonstration project under the Nairobi Convention's WIOSAP project aims to bring stakeholders together to plan, manage, conserve and protect the Malindi-Sabaki estuary ecosystem.