The islands of the South-West Indian Ocean faced with rising sea levels
There are many lessons to be drawn from the islands of the South West Indian Ocean. In this article we listen to the alarm raised by Jean-Marc Beynet, AIVP expert and engineer specialized in ports and waterfront infrastructure. This article is part of AIVP's series on "Climate change adaptation".
Mayotte’s Departmental Council joins AIVP’s influential network
The commercial port is an economic engine for Mayotte, and a key infrastructure for connecting the archipelago with the rest of the world. Maritime traffic bringing imported goods to Mayotte is growing at an annual rate of around 4%. This French and European port enjoys a privileged location in the middle of the Mozambique Channel, some 300 km off the coast of Madagascar and 500 km from East Africa, an undeniable asset in this highly promising regional economic context.
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