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Policy brief: Sustainable Blue Economy

When it comes to Western Indian Ocean economics, the risks of Business-As-Usual (BAU) are substantial, long-term and forecast to double over the next decade. While some financial benefits may occur in the short term, real wealth will decrease.

This policy brief warns against the substantial economic losses linked to a "Business-As-Usual" approach to ocean economics in the Western Indian Ocean region and makes a case for adopting a sustainable blue economy. This includes discussing barriers to and recommendations for delivering a sustainable blue economy in the Western Indian Ocean.

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Policy brief: Sustainable blue economy