Overview of MSP related maritime uses

Current main uses:

Shipping Ports
Nature conservation Fisheries
Aquaculture Military
Scientific research Coastal protection
Cables and pipelines Tourism and leisure
Underwater cultural heritage

Which marine spatial plans exist?

Legal framework

No legislation is currently under development but there is a push to develop an overarching MSP policy and relevant leglistation.


Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute

Mr. James Njiru – Director

P.O. Box 81651- 80100
Silos Road, English Point, Mkomani
Mombasa, Kenya

Last updated: April 2020
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