The Nairobi Convention Secretariat is implementing several projects within the Western Indian Ocean region, with support from the Global Environment Facility (SAPPHIRE and WIOSAP projects), the European Union (ACP-MEAs project), the Governments of Sweden (ocean governance project), France (NOCAMO project), and Norway, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) (WIOGI), as well as several partner organizations. Click on a square below to learn more about what we’re working on now. 

Current Projects


Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the protection of the Western Indian Ocean from land-based sources and activities


The Western Indian Ocean Large Marine Ecosystems Strategic Action Programme Policy Harmonisation and Institutional Reforms


A Partnership project for Marine and Coastal Governance and Fisheries Management for Sustainable Blue Growth in the Western Indian Ocean

ACP MEA Project

African, Caribbean, and Pacific (ACP) Countries Capacity Building of Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) project


Integrated Management of the Marine and Coastal Resources of the Northern Mozambique Channel (NoCaMo) Project


The Western Indian Ocean Governance Initiative

Towards a Sustainable Blue Economy in the Western Indian Ocean