Towards Sustainable Port Development in the Western Indian Ocean Region
The Nairobi Convention Secretariat,through WIOSAP project,has commissioned the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR, South Africa) and the Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre (MTCC) to undertake a project, in consultation with regional port partners and other stakeholders, aimed at advancing sustainable port development in the region.MTCC is responsible for stakeholder convening and coordination, while CSIR is responsible for the technical aspects of the project as presented and approved during the recent 6th WIOSAP PSC Meeting held at Nosy Be, Madagascar. Other core partners include WIOMSA, Macquaarie University and PMAESA.The project’s objectives are to map existing and planned ports in the WIO region, develop and compare sustainable development scenarios in port operations and develop a tool kit for green ports development.The outputs generated from this work will enable national governments to support and guide the development of new policy options for sustainable port development in the WIO region.
In-Person Stakeholder Meeting
Date: 16 – 17 August 2022
Venue: Dar es Salaam