Programmes

Sustainable horizons for the blue economy in the Kenyan coastal area
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January 2020 - June 2021

Project Summary

GENERAL OBJECTIVE
The overall objective is the sustainable and inclusive development of blue economy in the Kenyan coastal area, through the strengthening of institutions and communities oriented to job creation, especially for women and youth
 
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES
  • The Specific Objective consists in the technical and institutional strengthening of the JKP in the blue economy sector through the support in defining and adopting economic blueprints, sharing competencies and realizing flagship pilot projects
 
MAIN ACTIVITIES
  • Training course “Sustainable development of coastal communities”;
  • Training for counties and fishermen communities;
  • Technical assistance to local institution (Counties and JKP) for the definition and adoption of economic blueprints;
  • Creation of a territorial system of knowledge in the blue economy sector;
  • Support to and participation in the 2nd Jumuiya Agribusiness & Blue Economy Investment Conference (JABEIC);
  • Linkage of private/public stakeholders and the beneficiaries of the project through WEBPORT platform;
  • Implementation of sustainable and inclusive pilot projects;
  • Awareness campaign and dissemination of results (press conferences, radio advertisements, newspapers articles)
 
TYPE OF SERVICES PROVIDED
  • Technical Assistance and training
Source of funding : Italian Cooperation
Total budget : 661 453,00 €
Partners :
  • Jumuiya ya Kaunti za Pwani (JKP) - Kenya