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FileLarge Marine Ecosystems and Coasts: Experiences and Lessons Learned: GEF-UNDP-UNIDO Industrial Water Pollution Control in the Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem by admin — last modified Mar 26, 2012 09:25 AM
The Gulf of Guinea is recognised by the countries bordering it as being very importance for their socio-economic well-being. All along the coast, there are major urban human settlements as well as industries and harbours. The coastal environment maintains lagoons, estuaries, bays, creeks, etc. which together with the sea itself provide a major source of livelihood for the populations of the countries bordering the Gulf.Unfortunately, the human settlements and the diverse economic activities along the coast have tended to affect the health of the marine and coastal environment. The major problem has been pollution from industrial, agricultural and human activities.
FileBallast Water Management and Control: A New Challenge by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
Shipping moves 80% of World’s commodities,transport capacity will double in the next 20 years. Ships are transferring 10 billion tons of ballast water a year.
FileGOG LME Project by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
Lessons learned.
FileResults of the GEF IW: LERAN Project needs Survey by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
Presentation to the Final Plenary of the 2002 GEF International Waters Conference.
FileLake Tanganyika Management Planning Project (LTMPP) by admin — last modified Mar 26, 2012 09:25 AM
Working together: Transboundary Diagnostic Analyses (TDA), Strategic Action Programmes (SAP), and participatory processes-experiences in planning.
FileRAS/98/G31 - Preparation of Strategic Action Programme (SAP) and Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis (TDA) for the Tumen River Area, by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
A Strategic Action Program to Protect Biodiversity and International Water Resources in Northeast Asia and to attract Green Investment.
FilePerformance Indicators for International Waters Programs by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
The Need for Program Performance Indicators is to assess accurately what has been accomplished in IW projects and to help program future projects.
FileRegional Program of Action and Demonstration of Sustianable Alternatives to DDT for Malaria Vector Control in Mexico and Central America by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
Overall Objective: To demonstrate that methods for malaria vector control without DDT or other persistent pesticides are replicable, cost-effective and sustainable thus preventing the reintroduction of DDT in the Region. Components: 1.Implementation of demonstration projects and dissemination 2.Strengthening of national institutional capacity to control malaria without DDT 3.Elimination of DDT stockpiles 4.Coordination and management.
FileThe Brazilian Experience with the Ballsat Water Management Programme (GLOBallsat) by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
The Global Ballast Water Management Programme (GloBallast), in its first phase, was funded by GEF through the UNDP and executed by IMO The programme implementation began on 1st March 2000 and was initially scheduled for a period of three years (2000-2003) The programme was extended until December 2004 due to the delay for adoption of the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships Ballast Water & Sediments (13 February 2004) GloBallast encompassed 06 pilot countries: Brazil, China, India, Iran, South Africa and Ukraine.
FileDELTAmerica Project: Development and Implementation of Mechanisms to Desseminate Lessons Learned and Experiences in Integrated Transboundary Water Resource Management in Latin America and the Caribbean by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
Objectives: Share experiences and lessons learned from GEF- International Waters (GEF-IW) projects in LAC. Enhance sharing of critical w.r. management knowledge, experiences, and best practices among water management organisations and river basin authorities, via the Internet as well as through other media. Strengthen collaboration amongst riparian countries leading to improved water resources management policies. Strengthen Inter-American Water Resources Network. Strengthened civil society participation in water resources management projects.
FilePlenary Summary TRACK 1: TDA, SAP, and Participatory Process Best Practices and Lessons Learned by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
Objective: TDA/SAP process is a useful and effective tool for successful environmental intervention. Some common elements and requirements are shared by all TDAs and SAPs; however, flexibility is essential to reflect regional conditions and differences. TDA/SAP should reflect process of adaptive management and undergo routine updating.
FileGEF Partnership on the Black Sea - Danube Basin by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
An example of GEF leveraging regional stakeholder support for the clean-up of a common water body.
FileChallenges in Water Management and Information Management by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
Objective: Provide the predictive capability to communicate and respond with speed. Ultimately Arrive at a Cleaner Environment to Serve Mankind and the World.
FileTrack 3: Freshwater Basin Management: Experiences and Lessons Learned by admin — last modified Mar 26, 2012 09:25 AM
The discussion of experiences and lessons learned from freshwater basin management was based on presentations of specific lessons from four GEF projects: one at the end of project preparation (Lake Chad), one at the beginning of project implementation (Guarani Aquifer) and two well under implementation (Sao Francisco and Lake Victoria).
FileReport on Track 4: Building Sustainability: Partnerships and Finance by admin — last modified Mar 26, 2012 09:25 AM
The purpose of this track was to share experience and discuss needs for private sector involvement in GEF international waters activities. The first session focused on opportunities with the private sector. The second session focused on partnering and financial opportunities and other available resources for GEF IW projects.
FileIndicators to Monitor the Effect of Nutrients within the Black Sea by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
The Black Sea is an endangered sea shared by Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Russia, Turkey & Ukraine. A large basin inhabited by 160 million people from 17 countries. The new GEF assistance is designed to address the three highest priority transboundary problems of the Black Sea (namely eutrophication, discharge of toxic substances including oil, loss of critical benthic habitats and wetlands) and to highlight emerging ones.
FileGIWA in Latin America and the Carribean Region - LAC by admin — last modified Mar 26, 2012 09:25 AM
GIWA is a strategic assessment. The network construction started in February 2001.
FileEnvironmental Protection of the Rio Del La Plata and its Maritime Front: Pollution Preservation and Control and Habitat Restoration by admin — last modified Mar 26, 2012 09:25 AM
The Rio Del La Plata and its Maritime Front Treaty signed in 1973 by Argentina and Uruguay is the legal framework for the bi-national management. There are two bi-national commissions both established in 1976.The task of both commissions is to adopt and coordinate plans and measures aimed to protect the aquatic envrionments and their fauna, promoting research.
FileThe Benguela Current Large by admin — last modified Mar 26, 2012 09:25 AM
Experiences - lessons learned.
FileThe Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem Programme by admin — last modified Mar 26, 2012 09:25 AM
The Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem Programme (BCLME) is a multi-country cross-sectoral regional initiative originally conceived in 1995 and developed by Angola, Namibia ad South Africa in partnership with UNDP and GEF as a means to ensure the integrated management, sustainable development and protection of this globally important eastern boundary current region. A step-wise bottom up process was adopted in the project development phase (PDF Block B) which was characterised by excellent co-operation between the principal scientific institutes and management agencies in the three countries and comprehensive multi-sectoral consultations with all stakeholders.
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