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Africa's Blue Economy: A Policy Handbook

11 Apr 2016

Africa’s vast lakes and ocean resources are key to the future wealth and sustainable development of the continent – if properly used. 

This Policy Handbook, published by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), offers a step by step guide to help African member States to better mainstream the Blue Economy into continental, subregional, and national policies, plans, laws, regulations, and practices for the development of African sustainable Blue Economy strategies. It targets African States, Regional Economic Communities (RECs), Regional Seas Conventions, and intergovernmental organizations (IGOs).

Status: Completed

Type: Partner Publications

Author: Clever Mafuta, Kristina Thygesen, Steven Lutz, Yannick Beaudoin

Year of publication: 2016

Publisher: Economic Commission for Africa

Tags: Africa blue economy climate change

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