International Waters learning Exchange & Resource Network

The document library includes a wide array of outputs from projects (reports, presentations, case studies, terms of reference) as well as other content of interest to GEF International waters. Project managers and GEF International Waters staff are invited to give their feedback or submit case studies, ToRs, or other documentation to be included in the document library (info@iwlearn.org)

Documents
18 Jul 2019 - report - project: 4489 - English [TWAP] Volume 6 - Annex E: Water System Information Sheets: Eastern Europe
Volume 6 Transboundary Water Systems: Crosscutting Status and Trends (A Summary for Policy Makers) – highlights a first global analysis to examine the present-day thematic dimensions of risk among 756 international water systems across five water ...
18 Jul 2019 - report - project: 4489 - English [TWAP] Volume 6 - Annex F: Water System Information Sheets: Western & Middle Africa
Volume 6 Transboundary Water Systems: Crosscutting Status and Trends (A Summary for Policy Makers) – highlights a first global analysis to examine the present-day thematic dimensions of risk among 756 international water systems across five water ...
18 Jul 2019 - report - project: 4489 - English [TWAP] Volume 6 - Annex G: Water System Information Sheets: Eastern & Southern Africa
Volume 6 Transboundary Water Systems: Crosscutting Status and Trends (A Summary for Policy Makers) – highlights a first global analysis to examine the present-day thematic dimensions of risk among 756 international water systems across five water ...
18 Jul 2019 - report - project: 4489 - English [TWAP] Volume 6 - Annex H: Water System Information Sheets: Northern Africa & Western Asia
Volume 6 Transboundary Water Systems: Crosscutting Status and Trends (A Summary for Policy Makers) – highlights a first global analysis to examine the present-day thematic dimensions of risk among 756 international water systems across five water ...
18 Jul 2019 - report - project: 4489 - English [TWAP] Volume 6 - Annex I: Water System Information Sheets: Southern & Southeastern Asia
Volume 6 Transboundary Water Systems: Crosscutting Status and Trends (A Summary for Policy Makers) – highlights a first global analysis to examine the present-day thematic dimensions of risk among 756 international water systems across five water ...
18 Jul 2019 - report - project: 4489 - English [TWAP] Volume 6 - Annex J: Water System Information Sheets: Eastern & Central Asia
Volume 6 Transboundary Water Systems: Crosscutting Status and Trends (A Summary for Policy Makers) – highlights a first global analysis to examine the present-day thematic dimensions of risk among 756 international water systems across five water ...
18 Jul 2019 - report - project: 4489 - English [TWAP] Volume 6 - Annex K: Water System Information Sheets: Pacific Island Countries, Australia & Antarctica
Volume 6 Transboundary Water Systems: Crosscutting Status and Trends (A Summary for Policy Makers) – highlights a first global analysis to examine the present-day thematic dimensions of risk among 756 international water systems across five water ...
18 Jul 2019 - report - project: 4489 - English [TWAP] Volume 6 - Annex L: The Open Ocean: Selected Indicators
Volume 6 Transboundary Water Systems: Crosscutting Status and Trends (A Summary for Policy Makers) – highlights a first global analysis to examine the present-day thematic dimensions of risk among 756 international water systems across five water ...
18 Jul 2019 - publication - English Does the European Union achieve comprehensive blue growth? Progress of EU coastal states in the Baltic and North Sea, and the Atlantic Ocean against sustainable development goal 14
AUTHORS: Wilfried Rickels,Christian Weigand, Patricia Grasse, Jörn Schmidt, Rüdiger Voss ABSTRACT: The Sustainable Development Goal for the oceans and coasts (SDG 14) as part of the 2030 Agenda can be considered as an important step towards a...
18 Jul 2019 - report - project: 4489 - English [TWAP] Comparison of governance assessments conducted by the transboundary waters assessment programme components
Published in 2016, the purposes of this document are to: (1) Report briefly on the overall activities of the TWAP Governance Crosscutting Working Group on Governance, (2) Provide a comparative analysis of the governance assessments carried out for...
18 Jul 2019 - publication - English Existing environmental management approaches relevant to deep-sea mining
AUTHORS: Daniel O.B.Jones, Jennifer M .Durden, Kevin Murphy, Kristina M.Gjerdec, Aleksandra Gebickac, Ana Colaço, Telmo Morato, Daphne Cuvelier, David S.M. Billett ABSTRACT: Deep-sea mining (DSM) may become a significant stressor on the ma...
18 Jul 2019 - experience-note - project: 4966 - English Integration of Groundwater Management into River Basin Organizations in Southern Africa
SADC-GMI signed Memoranda of Understanding with River Basin Organizations in the SADC region to foster collaboration in ensuring that groundwater issues were included on the Work Plans of the RBO Commissions. SADC-GMI implemented research projec...
15 Jul 2019 - publication - English Adaptive marine spatial planning in the Netherlands sector of the North Sea
AUTHOR: Leo de Vrees ABSTRACT: The territorial waters and the EEZ of the Netherlands form a part of the southern North Sea. The area is intensely used and for several of these uses considerable growth is forecast. For years, industrial freedom...
15 Jul 2019 - publication Aquaculture Perspective of Multi-Use Sites in the Open Ocean: The Untapped Potential for Marine Resources in the Anthropocene
AUTHORS/EDITORS: Bela H. Buck and Richard Langan ABSTRACT: As we exhaust traditional natural resources upon which we have relied for decades to support economic growth, alternatives that are compatible with a resource conservation ethic, ar...
15 Jul 2019 - publication - English Aquaculture Perspective of Multi-Use Sites in the Open Ocean: The Untapped Potential for Marine Resources in the Anthropocene
AUTHORS/EDITORS: Bela H. Buck and Richard Langan ABSTRACT: As we exhaust traditional natural resources upon which we have relied for decades to support economic growth, alternatives that are compatible with a resource conservation ethic, ar...
13 Jul 2019 - publication - English The mechanics of blue growth: Management of oceanic natural resource use with multiple, interacting sectors
AUTHORS: Dane H. Klinger, Anne Maria Eikeset, Brynhildur Davíðsdóttir, Anna-Marie Winter, James R. Watson ABSTRACT: Integrated management of multiple economic sectors is a central tenet of blue growth and socially optimal use of ocean-based na...
13 Jul 2019 - publication - English Social License to Operate and the Blue Economy
AUTHORS: Dr Michelle Voyer, Dr Judith van Leeuwen ABSTRACT: The Blue Economy is an ocean based economic growth model gaining traction around the world. The way in which the Blue Economy is conceived and understooddiffers significantly across d...
13 Jul 2019 - publication - English Patterns and Emerging Trends in Global Ocean Health
AUTHORS: Benjamin S. Halpern, Catherine Longo, Julia S. Stewart Lowndes, Benjamin D. Best, Melanie Frazier, Steven K. Katona, Kristin M. Kleisner, Andrew A. Rosenberg, Courtney Scarborough, Elizabeth R. Selig ABSTRACT: International and region...
12 Jul 2019 - publication - English Environmental Impact Assessment process for deep-sea mining in ‘the Area’
AUTHORS: Jennifer M. Durden, Laura E. Lallier, Kevin Murphy, Aline Jaeckel, Kristina Gjerde, Daniel O.B. Jones ABSTRACT: Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is key to the robust environmental management of industrial projects; it is used to ...
12 Jul 2019 - publication - English Examining the role of integration in marine spatial planning: Towards an analytical framework to understand challenges in diverse settings
AUTHORS: Fred Saunders, Michael Gilek, Jon Day, Björn Hassler, Jennifer McCann, Tiffany Smythe ABSTRACT: Develops a framework to examine the multiple roles and functions of integration in MSP. Describes integration challenges, problems and sol...

 

 

 

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