Lilian Daudi


• Seagrass ecology

• Seagrass structure and function

• Seagrass restoration

• Seagrass monitoring

• Seagrass ecosystem services
• Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA)

• The National Coral Reef and Seagrass Ecosystems Taskforce
• Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, ongoing -Doctoral Programme Marine biology

• Vrije Universiteit, Brussels, Belgium 2009 – MSc. (Ecological Marine Management)- 2009

• Maseno University, Kisumu, Kenya 2003- BSc. (Environmental Studies)
• VLIR-UOS PhD scholarship project on Habitat fragmentation and its effect on the ecosystem functioning of Kenyan seagrass beds’-ongoing

• SeagrassNet- continuous- global seagrass monitoring programme

• World Bank funded Kenya Coastal Development Project (KCDP)- (2010-2016)- Seagrass biodiversity assessment, monitoring and restoration activities

• VLIR-UOS funded South to South mobility project Influence of sewage on meiofauna (with emphasis on copepods) that act as indicators of ecosystem health and functioning in Tanzanian seagrass beds.(2009)

• Transfer of Receptor Binding Assay for Harmful Algal Toxins (Phase II) project funded by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) (2007-2011)

• EU funded project on Peri Urban Mangroves as Phytoremediators and Filters of Sewage in East Africa (PUMPSEA) (2006-2008)

• Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) funded project ‘The role of food availability and the presence of predators on population trends of the sea urchin Tripneustes gratilla L. in seagrass beds of Watamu Marine National Park and Reserve, Kenya’. Contract No. 6 (2006-2007)
• Daudi L.N., Lugomela C., Uku J.N., and De Troch M. (2012). Effect of nutrient enrichment on seagrass associated meiofauna in Tanzania. Marine Environment Research 82: 49-58.

• Daudi L.N., Uku J. N., De Troch M. (2013). Role of the source community for the recovery of seagrass associated meiofauna: a field colonization experiment with seagrass mimics in Diani Beach, Kenya. African Journal of Marine Science 35(1): 1-8.

• Seagrass in the WIO region. Conference paper in The Seventh Conference of the Parties to the Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Western Indian Ocean (Nairobi Convention,) Maputo, Mozambique 10 - 14 December, 2012.

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Lilian Daudi
Oceanography and Hydrography


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