The CHM provides a comprehensive reference point for publications by Nairobi Convention, its partners and related organizations.
Flagship documents published by the Nairobi Convention have been used while gathering the information presented here and include:
UNEP-Nairobi Convention and WIOMSA (2015). The Regional State of the Coast Report: Western Indian Ocean. UNEP and WIOMSA, Nairobi, Kenya, 546 pp.
United Nations Environment Programme – Nairobi Convention 2015. Status of Birds in the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Nairobi Convention Area: Regional Synthesis Report
United Nations Environment Programme – Nairobi Convention 2016. Climate Strategy for the Nairobi Convention
ASCLME 2012. National Marine Ecosystem Diagnostic Analysis. Comoros. Contribution to the Agulhas and Somali Current Large Marine Ecosystems Project (supported by UNDP with GEF grant financing)
ASCLME 2012. Comoros National Level Policy and Governance Assessment for Marine and Coastal Resources. Contribution to the Agulhas and Somali Current Large Marine Ecosystems Project (supported by UNDP with GEF grant financing)
United Nations Environment Programme and Secretariat of Nairobi Convention (2009). The Strategic Action Programme (SAP) for the Protection of the Western Indian Ocean from Land-based Sources and Activities. Nairobi, Kenya, 140 pp.
United Nations Environment Programme – Nairobi Convention Secretariat, 2019. Marine Protected Areas Outlook
Project document of the ‘Western Indian Ocean Large Marine Ecosystems Strategic Action Programme Policy Harmonization and Institutional Reforms’ (SAPPHIRE)
Project document of the ‘Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the protection of the Western Indian Ocean from land-based sources and activities’ (WIO-SAP)
Other sources include:
United Nations, 2019. Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat. [Online]
Available at: https://population.un.org/wpp/
Gedow AO, De Leeuw J, Koech G. 2017. Assessment of the biodiversity in terrestrial and marine landscapes of the proposed Lag Badana National Park and surrounding areas, Jubaland, Somalia. ICRAF Working Paper No 251. Nairobi, World Agroforestry Centre. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5716/WP16174.PDF
FAO (2007). The world’s mangroves 1980-2005. A thematic study prepared in the framework of the Global Forest Resources Assessment 2005 FAO. Rome
Cashion, T., Glaser, S. M., Persson, L., Roberts, P. M., and Zeller, D. (2018). Fisheries in Somali waters: reconstruction of domestic and foreign catches for 1950 – 2015. Mar. Pol. 87, 275–283. doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2017.10.025
UNEP 1996. Register of International Treaties and other Agreements in the Field of Environment 1996. UNEP, Nairobi