Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute

About

Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) is a State Corporation in the Ministry of Fisheries Development of the Government of Kenya. It is mandated to conduct aquatic research covering all the Kenyan waters and the corresponding riparian areas including the Kenyan's EEZ in the Indian Ocean waters. The Institute was established by an Act of Parliament (Science and Technology Act, Cap 250 of the Laws of Kenya) in 1979 and run by a Board of Management.

Vision
To be a center of excellence in aquatic research and promotion of sustainable utilization of marine and freshwater resources.

Mission
To contribute to the management and sustainable exploitation of aquatic resources and thus alleviate poverty, enhance employment creation and food security through multidisciplinary and collaborative research in both marine and fresh-water aquatic systems

Further resources

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WD-NACE Scenarios Kenya

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WD-NACE EOP

Final workshop of the WD-NACE project about understanding decision-making in coastal communities 

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South Kenya Coast study sites

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Bamburi beach agent-based model

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Gazi mangrove restoration project

Gazi mangrove restoration project - coastal ecosystem managed by a womens' community group

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Modelling workshop

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