The Legal, Policy and Institutional Frameworks Governing Marine Plastics in Kenya

Year of Publication

2020

This report presents on Kenya's national background, international obligations, relevant institutions and processes, specific legal policy frameworks, and the gaps and challenges that exist when examining the issues surrounding marine plastic pollution.

Source:

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Author(s):

Opondo Gerphas

Geography:

Kenya

Type:

Scoping Study

Purpose of Measurement:

Understanding the Problem

Impact theme(s):

Policy

This report presents on Kenya's national background, international obligations, relevant institutions and processes, specific legal policy frameworks, and the gaps and challenges that exist when examining the issues surrounding marine plastic pollution. It also discusses new efforts by the Government of Kenya to strengthen the regulatory framework for solid waste management including plastic waste.