Kenya's blue economy: Making ocean resources sustainable

First global conference on sustainable blue economy held in Nairobi, discussing efforts to save the world's oceans.

by

    Protecting the world's oceans by creating a sustainable water economy was the focus for thousands of entrepreneurs and environmental experts meeting in Kenya.

    The so-called “Blue Economy” is valued at six trillion dollars.

    At the end of the three-day conference, heads of government and agencies committed to put in place policies to build a sustainable blue economy.

     

    Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Nairobi.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Daughters of al-Shabab

    Daughters of al-Shabab

    What draws Kenyan women to join al-Shabab and what challenges are they facing when they return to their communities?