WHAT IS MSP?


Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) is a long-term and strategic decision-making process that guides where and when human activities occur in the ocean. Making sure the right activity takes place in the right areas, helps facilitate the development of a sustainable blue economy as recognized in the National Development Plan 5 benefiting Namibians and the environment alike.

WHY AND WHERE MSP IS IMPLEMENTED IN NAMIBIA?


There is a growing range of industries in the Namibian ocean space. These need to be managed in a coordinated way, to avoid conflicts between marine uses and conflicts with the environment. Namibia is therefore implementing MSP to facilitate integrated management of human uses in the ocean.

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WHY AND WHERE MSP IS IMPLEMENTED IN NAMIBIA?


There is a growing range of industries in the Namibian ocean space. These need to be managed in a coordinated way, to avoid conflicts between marine uses and conflicts with the environment. Namibia is therefore implementing MSP to facilitate integrated management of human uses in the ocean.

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