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Research outputs: BLUE ECONOMY

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2021 Counting women?: gendered sustainability and inclusivity for an ocean account framework: a literature review

This report considers gender, gender mainstreaming and the ocean accounting framework from a political economy and ocean governance perspect...

2019 Women's economic empowerment in the blue economy

Drawing on general principles of the blue economy, the authors offer policy recommendations to facilitate a more nuanced approach to achievi...

2019 A new narrative for the blue economy and blue carbon

The terms Blue Economy and Blue Carbon are, it seems, popping up everywhere, but what do they mean, and are they linked? They are usually co...

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2018 The blue economy handbook of the Indian ocean region

This book is the first of its kind, providing fresh insights into the various aspects and impacts of the blue economy in the Indian Ocean re...