UNESCO 2021: Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre, ICOMOS and ICCROM

  • Management systems/ management and conservation plan
  • Clarification of boundaries and buffer zone
  • Pressure from urban development
  • Marine transport infrastructure
  • Air transport infrastructure
  • Encroachment of the archaeological sites
  • Housing/Deterioration of dwellings/Urban sprawl
  • Solid waste
  • Non-renewable energy facilities (Coal Power plant)
  • The State Party reported that work is ongoing on an assessment of the condition of the built fabric with collaboration of the county government and the site management;
  • The State Party process of delineating the boundaries of the property and an enlarged buffer zone is still in progress;
  • Development of the Lamu Port Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) project is ongoing. Other projects such as the metropolis and resort city, oil pipeline, international airport, and railways have not yet been started. The State Party notes that detailed plans are not completed for many of the projects within the larger LAPSSET development. The National Museums of Kenya (NMK) is now a member of the technical committee for the LAPSSET Master Plan;
  • In regard to Environmental and Heritage Impact Assessments (EIAs/HIAs), the government is undertaking a review and revision of the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and the HIA for the first 3 berths has been submitted to the consultant as part of this revision process;
  • The project for the coal power plant has been put on hold as a result of the 2019 National Environment Tribunal decision;
  • The revision of the management plan is ongoing with input from different stakeholders including government agencies and civil society.
  • Solid Waste Policy for Lamu Municipality;
  • Lamu Municipality Integrated Development Plan;
  • Lamu Island Integrated Urban Development Plan (2020–2035).




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