Africa’s blue economy & the potential it holds for economic prosperity in Kenya

Written by on July 18, 2019

Over the past few years, the debate on the agenda of crystallizing the economies of different African states through better sustainable management of maritime resources has been at the forefront. The idea of the blue economy has been a pertinent conversation point in different economic forums. According to the World Bank, the blue economy is the "sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods, and jobs while preserving the health of ocean ecosystem." For others, it simply refers to any economic activity in the maritime sector, whether sustainable or not."

The blue economy concept is particularly important because . . .

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