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Details of Dr. Jane Rowena Mbendo   


Gender female
Job title Consultant
Department Self
Samaki Eco-Systems (
2/47 Rowland Avenue Wollongong 2500
2/47 Rowland Avenue
New South Wales
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Sea of Azov
Tel +61412059064
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Degree PhD
Job type Research , Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Fisheries, Aquaculture , Policy, Law, Economics, Management , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Policy, Law, Economics, Management
Research Activities Management of marine and coastal resources, fisheries policy formulation and advocacy, International fisheries law, RFMOs

Research Region 71
Working languages English, Kiswahili
Skills/Expertise Knowledge of international fisheries legislation and policies, research ability, field experience as a fisheries manager, good written and verbal communication, good interpersonal skills, reliability and efficiency, capacity to work in a multi-sector team, leadership and coordination, work independently and as a team player.
Comments I have over 20 yrs in fisheries management in eastern Africa.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Jane MBENDO)

Mbendo J., 2011, Management of Tunas in the Indian Ocean; A Study of Kenya�s Implementation of International and Regional Conservation and Management Measures for Tuna- PhD Thesis, University of Wollongong, Australia.
Mbendo J. & M. Tsamenyi, 2007, Regional Cooperation: A case study of the Western Indian Ocean Tuna Fisheries (2009) in Rumley Dennis, Sanjay Chaturvedi and Vijay Sakhuja (eds.), Fisheries Exploitation in the Indian Ocean: threats and Opportunities 280-297.Indian Ocean Research Group & Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Koranteng, K.A., Lankester, K. and Mbendo, J.R. (eds.), 2008, Promoting Sustainable and Equitable Fisheries Access Arrangements in the Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem Countries.
Mbendo J. & A. Ngusaru, Eastern African Marine Ecoregion Programme, 2005, Towards Sustainable and Equitable Fisheries Access Agreements in the Western Indian Ocean Region. WWF: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Mbendo J, 1998, Integrated Environmental Assessment of the Kenya Coast with Special Reference to Sea Turtles

Created: 2011-04-16 Last Updated: 2013-06-14 by Jane MBENDO