Project Assistant : Marine and Fisheries Program

Clarice Amani Kombe was born in a small village in Kilifi County, a rural area of coastal Kenya in 1989.  She obtained a bachelor’s degree of science from the university of Eldoret in 2003 later she acquired a scholarship which led her to graduate with a master’s degree in environmental science from Pwani university in 2017.

Clarice has a vast knowledge and working experience on biodiversity conservation, rehabilitation and sustainable utilization of marine resources. She is involved in linking environmental matters with governance, human rights and livelihood sustainability. She strongly believes that to protect the environment, human being should be empowered, be involved in decision making and be informed that the resources are there to help them survive.

Currently Clarice serves as a project assistant for a marine and fisheries project with Community Action for Nature Conservation (CANCO) - a local NGO in Kenya that aims at contributing to good environmental governance and responsible development through community advocacy and natural resource governance.  Clarice has been involved researches on waste water recycling and pollution, climate change vulnerability, marine protected areas and seagrass distribution research.