Development of national marine park system in Zanzibar islands. by M. A. K. Ngoile

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Published by University of Dar es Salaam, Institute of Marine Sciences in Zanzibar .

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  • Tanzania,
  • Zanzibar,
  • Zanzibar.


  • Marine parks and reserves -- Tanzania -- Zanzibar -- Planning.,
  • Coral reefs and islands -- Tanzania -- Zanzibar.

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LC ClassificationsQH91.75.T3 N46 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 51 leaves, 16, 3 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages51
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Open LibraryOL1268352M
LC Control Number94982107

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The development of the park occurred in an ad hoc manner with the key objective and output being to establish Tanzania’s first marine park. The document, titled ‘The development of a Marine National Park Mafia Island, Tanzania’ (Ngoile ), sets the scene for the development of the Park.

This work, undertaken by theFile Size: KB. HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE MAFIA ISLAND MARINE PARK: The idea of establishing a marine park at Mafia Island began in the s when recommendations were made for the protection of coastal areas and marine resources in Tanzania through the establishment of marine parks.

Mafia Island marine Park (MIMP) consists of eight small reserves along the Tanzanian coast under the Fisheries (Marine Reserves) Regulations oftwo of these are in what is now the Mafia Island marine Park (MIMP), namely Chole Bay and Kitutia Reef. The marine park area at Mafia Island extends across some km2.

The Marine Parks and Reserves Unit was established under the Marine Parks and Reserves (MPRU) Act 29 of The MPRU is Managed by the Board of Trustees whose role among other things is to oversee management of marine parks and reserves operating under auspice of MPRU, formulating policies on Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and related facilities, and advise the responsible Minister.

Marine Conservation in Zanzibar. In light of the above challenges, establishing community-based marine conservation programs is a daunting, but important, undertaking.

A number of these kinds of programs have been established in Tanzania over the past decade, four of which are located in the islands of Zanzibar. In Zanzibar, the only national park is Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park; there are also forest reserves, namely Ngezi Forest Reserve, Kiwengwa/Pongwe Forest Reserve, Kidike Root Site and Zala Park.

Zanzibar's marine fauna reflects the rich marine diversity of East Africa. Inthe Mafia Island Marine Park was formed to protect the archipelago's reefs. Within Chole Bay, the shallow reefs are perfect for snorkelling or learning to dive. Outside the bay, its entrance is guarded by a long coral wall, attracting more experienced divers.

Zanzibar is the site of two important centers that collaborate and support an active program of research and graduate study in marine science related mainly to Zanzibar—the Institute of Marine Sciences (IMS), which is part of the University of Dar es Salaam and Chumbe Island Coral Park, a Cited by: sources and cultural sites, the mangrove forests can be argued to be critical habitats for Zanzibar.

• Marine resources Marine resources in Zanzibar include coral reefs, sea grasses, marine mammals and turtles. The distribution of coral reefs in Zanzibar is clearly documented. It is estimated that Zanzibar has a total of 90 km 2 of living File Size: 1MB.

Zanzibar (/ ˈ z æ n z ɪ b ɑːr /; Swahili: Zanzibar; Arabic: زِنْجِبَار ‎, romanized: Zinjibār) is a semi-autonomous region of is composed of the Zanzibar Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, 25–50 kilometres (16–31 mi) off the coast of the mainland, and consists of many small islands and two large ones: Unguja (the main island, referred to informally as Zanzibar Calling code: + Marine Tourism and Fishing are key elements that underpin Zanzibar’s economy and predominant food source.

The Zanzibar Marine project works with the local community to champion and pioneer Conservation work relating to the Southern islands Marine biodiversity, predominantly Kizimkazi Dolphin population. On this project you will assist our team to collect information on tourist and [ ].

Zanzibar Island is a jewel in the ocean, surrounded by beaches that rate among the finest in the world. Here you can swim, snorkel or just lounge the hours away, while shoals of luminous fish graze over nearby coral gardens and pods of dolphins frolic offshore. In the island's capital, Zanzibar Town, sits the historic quarter of Stone Town.

Chumbe Island Coral Park is a financially self-sustaining private nature reserve. It is run by a limited company where income from visitors is re-invested into park management and education programs operating in the park. Chumbe Island is also a unique nature travel destination on a private island in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

The islands worth mentioning in the archipelago apart from Zanzibar itself are definitely Pemba Island and the few private islands. The other islands do not have accommodation options and therefore are best explored as part of a day trip whilst staying on Zanzibar Island (where there are a lot of fabulous accommodation options!).

Zanzibar, Swahili Unguja, island in the Indian Ocean, lying 22 miles (35 km) off the coast of east-central Africa.

In Zanzibar, together with Pemba Island and some other smaller islands, joined with Tanganyika on the mainland to form the United Republic of Tanzania. Area square miles (1, square km). Pop. ( est.)However, it only has one national park as such, which is to be found on Unguja Island and near to the town of Jozani.

Set up inthe impressive Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park makes up Zanzibar's largest conservation area, covering an overall area of approximately 50 square kilometres /. Source: Zanzibar Commission for Tourism (); and Steck et al.

( 2). 6 Overuse of land and natural resources in the region has caused erosion, biodiversity loss and ecosystem impoverishment (Larsen, ). In addition, tourism has had considerable impacts on livelihood security of women and men in local communities, as there have been no key institutional changes adopted in order to Cited by: 1.

MIMCA Mnemba Island Marine Conservation Area MRPU Marine Reserves and Park Unit MSME Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises ZNCCIA Zanzibar National Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture ZPC Zanzibar Port Corporation ZPRP Zanzibar Poverty Reduction Plan. Size: 4MB. Close to Bawu Island and Stone Town, Chapwani is also known as Grave Island due to a small cemetery for British sailors located there, it's a quiet and relaxing spot.

Chumbe Island. This island is a Forest Reserve and has a lighthouse which was built in The reefs around the island have been a Marine National Park since the early 's. The Mafia Island region which includes the Rufiji River Delta. and Mafia channel, forms one of the finest complexes of estuarine, mangrove, coral reef, and marine ecosystems in the world, all lying in an area of around km².

The coral reefs are particularly diverse for Eastern Africa. Habitats in the area of the MIMP (km²) include hard coral dominated reefs, soft coral and algal.

Tourism and Governance in Small Island Developing States (SIDS): The Case of Zanzibar Article in International Journal of Tourism Research 16(1) January with 5, Reads How we.

Zanzibar Diving Holidays & on Mnemba Island. Zanzibar is the best known island for diving – a flat coral atoll surrounded by fringing coral reefs to the east.

The National Marine Parks at Chumbe Island and Mnemba protect the rich marine life. The coral atoll of Mnemba Island just off Zanzibar is one of the top diving sites in the Indian Ocean. Highlights Chumbe Island Coral Park is the first privately established and managed marine park in the world.

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Its many sheltered Islands offer good anchorages from where. Marine Park (MIMP), which is a marine protected area (MPA), located on Mafia Island as a case study. The study examines Tanzanian legislations and international instruments that are relevant for MPAFile Size: 1MB.

Although Zanzibar and its neighbouring tropical island of Pemba do not have reserve or park status, they are worth mentioning here for the aquatic life, some rare primates and a fascinating history. Zanzibar is a common post-safari destination that adds a relaxing, exotic element to a hectic holiday.

Chumbe Island Coral Park Private Nature Reserve Mnemba Island Conservation Area MPA THE CHWAKA BAY-PAJE AREA Zanzibar’s ICAM pilot project is located on the southeast side of Unguja Island about 20 kilome-ters from Zanzibar Town.

It encompasses the coastal area of. At Nungwi Beach on the main island of Zanzibar, there are various activities available, as well as excursions to explore the off-lying tropical islands and other parts of the main island.

Favourite activities include snorkelling and scuba diving in the clear warm waters of the Indian Ocean to see the assortment of marine life and colourful reefs.

the Department of Fisheries Development (DFD) and the Department of Marine Resources (DMR). The fishery sector plays a strategic role in the social and economic development of Zanzibar.

But it could potentially play a greater role in the national economy provided that fisheries governance and management issues are more adequately Size: KB. Zanzibar is the ultimate Indian Ocean experience, with its fascinating historical Stone Town and magnificent beaches.

Where in Tanzania. Fanjove Private Island Map. Practical information. Open season: June through March Number of Bandas: 6 Age: we welcome children age 6 and up For guests with special needs or disabilities: please contact us Closest Airstrip: Songosongo Island GPS co-ordinates: 8° 34’ ” S – 39° 34’ ” E • Ensuite bathrooms Solar-heated water for showers.

Chumbe Island Coral Park (CHICOP) is an award-winning private nature park eight miles southwest of Zanzibar, Tanzania. CHICOP was developed in when the formerly uninhabited Chumbe Island was recognised to be one of the last pristine coral islands in the region. Zanzibar Butterfly Centre, Zanzibar Island: Address, Zanzibar Butterfly Centre Reviews: 4/5.

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A few miles from Stone Town, the capital of the Zanzibar archipelago, lies Chumbe Island and its privately run and self-financing marine reserve. Set up in by Sybille Riedmuller, a former aid worker, conservationist, and diving enthusiast, the aim was to create a marine park where profits from tourism would help support conservation and.

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Pangavini Island is an uninhabited Tanzanian island in the Zanzibar Channel, about km off the mainland, north of the country's capital city, Dar es Salaam and is one of the nine islands of the Dar es Salaam Marine Reserve System.

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