We create, catalyse and scale bold pragmatic solutions for a sustainable ocean.
‘Individually we are a drop; together, we are an ocean.’
Our approach is based on four pillars: Environment, Economic, Social, and Governance.
Our community-based approach to working with coastal ecosystems creates a virtuous circle where everyone – including the natural environment - benefits.
HOW WE WORK.
Our four-pillar approach and 6-step program are essential to building local capacity, ensuring tenure security, and building confidence for communities and fisheries management. This approach has influenced other coastal communities and gained momentum throughout Kenya and the Western Indian Ocean.
OUR 4 PILLAR APPROACH.
THE 6 POLICY PRINCIPLES
Co-management creates a space for the voices of community stakeholders to be heard and then used to shape policies for development and growth. The principles of community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) can be clustered into six essential steps: