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:
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. South Africa. Contribution to the Agulhas and Somali Current Large Marine Ecosystems Project (supported by UNDP with GEF grant financing)
ASCLME 2012. South Africa 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 resources used include:
Save Our Seas Foundation. (2019, 10 16). South Africa announces 20 new marine protected areas. Retrieved from Save our Seas Foundation – Ocean News: https://saveourseas.com/south-africa-announces-20-new-marine-protected-areas/
South Africa Government. (2015). Operation Phakisa – Oceans Economy. Retrieved from https://www.environment.gov.za/sites/default/files/docs/publications/operationphakisa_businessreportadvert.pdf
United Nations. (2019, 10 22). Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat. Retrieved from World Population Prospects 2019: https://population.un.org/wpp/
Golegal Industry News and Insight. 2019. The ship market and maritime finance in South Africa: An overview: accessed at https://www.golegal.co.za/shipping-law-ship-market-maritime-finance-south-africa-overview/ on 18 October 2019
N Funke, M Claassen, K Nortje and R Meissner, A Research, Innovation and Knowledge Management Road Map for the South African Maritime Sector: Charting a Course to Maritime Excellence by 2030, CSIR Report No: CSIR/NRE/WR/ER/2016/0044/A, 2016, Pretoria: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.
DAFF (Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries). 2016. Status of the South African marine fishery resources 2016. Cape Town: DAFF
UNEP/EAF (2012e). UNEP/(DEPI)/EAF/CP.7/3-En.: Report of The Executive Director. Presented at The Seventh Meeting of Contracting Parties to The Convention for The Protection, Management, And Development of The Marine and Coastal Environment of The Western Indian Ocean Region. Maputo, Mozambique 10-14 December 2012.