Linking poverty alleviation and sustainable coastal ecosystems in Kenya
On the 3rd and 4th February, 2015, SPACES ran a two day workshop in Kenya to improve understanding of poverty alleviation and coastal ecosystems in both urban and rural areas in the coastal region, for both local participants, and the SPACES team. The workshop took place at Leopard Beach hotel, Diani, and attracted 22 participants from a wide range of organizations including government, community-based organizations, and non-governmental organizations.
The workshop used tools and methods that facilitated system thinking – thinking about how different parts of the coastal systems are connected, and how change happens over time. The tools also ensured close interactions among the participants and facilitated sharing of knowledge and experience. The two major tools and processes that […]
Looking to the future: Linking poverty alleviation and sustainable coastal ecosystems in coastal Kenya and Mozambique
The first round of stakeholder workshops are taking place in the next two weeks in Kenya and Mozambique.
3-4th February in Diani, Kenya
10-11th February in Pemba, Mozambique.
These workshops aim to introduce managers, scientists, local government and community leaders to the SPACES project, and to involve them in participatory mapping of the social and ecological dimensions that are significant in alleviating or maintaining poverty on the coast