Ocean Health Index Plus (OHI+)


OHI+ support independent groups that incorporate their own data into the OHI framework to assess and manage their own regions. There are many groups leading their own independent OHI+ assessments, including governments of Mexico and Indonesia, and scientists in Sweden who are assessing eight countries bordering the Baltic Sea.See ongoing assessments on the OHI Assessments page.

Likewise, Kenya and Tanzania are currently engaged in independent assessments at national and subnational scales. The Kenyan and Tanzanian project is being coordinated by Conservational Internation as the overall lead and CORDIO East Africa leading on the technical implementation of the project.

Other key stakeholders are National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) and Kenya Marine Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) in Kenya and Tanzanian counterparts Fisheries Education Training Agency (FETA) and Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute (TAFIRI) leading on advisory components.