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GEF IW Experience Notes are short case studies on specific project experiences that may be of interest to other projects in the portfolio to replicate. They cover a range of topics related to project management, stakeholder involvement, technical issues, demonstration projects, and more. You may refine your search using the filter box below. Download Experience Notes editable template

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23 Apr 2019 by khristine - experience-note - project: 2600 - English Local assessment of vulnerability to climate variability and change
This assessment seeks to strengthen the understanding of impacts of climate variability and change (CVC) on coastal zones in the Mediterranean region. The method consists of assessing the impacts of CVC on different economic sectors and other area...
23 Apr 2019 by khristine - experience-note - project: 2600 - English Building coastal resilience in Šibenik-Knin County in Croatia - Coastal Plan
The Coastal Plan, as foreseen by the ICZM Protocol, recommends ways to increase the resilience of coastal zone and sustainability of its development. It addresses the planning process defined in the MedPartnership project and is supported by PAP/R...
23 Apr 2019 by khristine - experience-note - project: 2600 - English Assessment of climate variability and change impacts and evaluation of response options (a case study of Croatia)
The aim of this activity was to provide the tools to influence the current practice of unsustainable coastal development around the Mediterranean. Croatia is one of the Mediterranean countries with highest ratio of coastal length per inhabitant. D...
23 Apr 2019 by khristine - experience-note - project: 2600 - English The Mediterranean Coast Day celebrations
The Mediterranean Coast Day was launched in 2007 and has become a tradition in the Mediterranean. It is celebrated on 25 September, after the date when Slovenia ratified the ICZM Protocol as the first Mediterranean country to do so, i.e. on 25 Sep...
18 Apr 2019 by khristine - experience-note - project: 2600 - English Assessment of climate variability and change impacts and evaluation of response options - case study of Tunisia
Tunisia is considered as one of the Mediterranean countries most vulnerable to climate variability and change, and particularly to sea-level rise and storm surges. The coastline of Tunisia is more than 1,700 km long, including the continental part...
18 Apr 2019 by khristine - experience-note - project: 2600 - English Management and protection of Mediterranean groundwater-related coastal wetlands and their services
Coastal wetlands display a wide range of natural typologies such as springs, seepage areas, dune slacks, coastal lagoons, marshlands, abandoned stream courses, deltaic lagoons and ponds, etc., which are mostly the result of the geological processe...
18 Apr 2019 by khristine - experience-note - project: 2600 - English Vulnerability mapping: Karst aquifers in Croatia
Karst aquifers are an important source of groundwater worldwide. They are particularly vulnerable to pollution and there is a need to increase knowledge and raise awareness about the link between landbased activities and the quality of groundwater...
18 Apr 2019 by khristine - experience-note - project: 2600 - English Aquifer vulnerability mapping: Evaluating simultaneously an aquifer’s vulnerability to land-based pollutants and saltwater intrusion
This study was conducted on the coastal aquifer of Ghar El Melhbin Tunisia where the aquifer’s vulnerability was evaluated by applying a new, experimental method called ACVM (Aquifer Comprehensive Vulnerability Mapping). This method establishes a ...
18 Apr 2019 by khristine - experience-note - project: 2600 - English Integrated Management Plan (IMP) for Bojana/Buna Area
This Bojana/Buna Integrated Management Plan (IMP) is a pilot – “real world” - application of the “Integrated Methodological Framework” (IMF). The IMP helped to demonstrate and test to develop an operational methodology for the sustainable manageme...
18 Dec 2018 by Raul.Glotzbach - experience-note - project: 4533 Stakeholder engagement to develop applications for flood and drought planning
Flood and Drought Management Tools
18 Dec 2018 by Raul.Glotzbach - experience-note - project: 4533 Incorporating climate information into Water Safety Planning
Flood and Drought Management Tools
30 May 2018 by eve - experience-note GEF IW Experience Note Editable Template
The GEF’s International Waters Experience Notes help the transboundary water management (TWM) community share its practical experiences to promote better TWM. Experiences include successful practices, approaches, strategies, lessons, methodologies...
01 Jan 2016 - experience-note - project: 2617 Experience Note : Plastic waste – A very visible indicator of pollution
2011: Plastic waste is a global issue that has received relatively little attention within the GEF IW community. It is a problem that is recognisable to a wide population and the source of the problem is often this same wide population. Plastic wa...
01 Jan 2016 - experience-note - project: 2617 Experience Note: Development and Endorsement of an International River Basin Management Plan
2011:The Tisza River Basin is the largest tributary of the Danube River and includes part of the territory of Ukraine, Slovak Republic, Hungary, Romania and Republic of Serbia. Unfortunately, the region faces threats from pollution (nutrient, orga...
01 Jan 2016 - experience-note - project: 1531 Experience Note: Improving scientific information and management for coral reef ecosystems around the world
2008 :Coral Reef Targeted Research and Capacity Building for Management: Improving scientific information and management for coral reef ecosystems around the world. Africa, Australia, Caribbean, Philippines, Palau, Israel Climate and Disease: exam...
01 Jan 2016 - experience-note - project: 1223 Experience Note: Policy and Governance Measures to Prevent Mercury Pollution from Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining
2009: The project activity aimed primarily to improve the underlying Policy and Governance mechanisms and capacity of participant countries relating to both mercury and the broader artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) industry. Policy aimed at p...
01 Jan 2016 - experience-note - project: 1254 GEF-IWCAM Project Experience Note # 6
Integrating Watershed and Coastal Area Management in the Small Island Developing States of the Caribbean (IWCAM)
01 Jan 2016 - experience-note - project: 1254 GEF-IWCAM Project Experience Note # 7
Integrating Watershed and Coastal Area Management in the Small Island Developing States of the Caribbean (IWCAM)
01 Jan 2016 - experience-note - project: 1254 GEF-IWCAM Project Experience Note # 8
Integrating Watershed and Coastal Area Management in the Small Island Developing States of the Caribbean (IWCAM)
01 Jan 2016 by lmcaballero - experience-note - project: 3589 Issue 1 on Designing a Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) Project in Taytay, Palawan: Establishing the Benchmark
Coastal and Marine Resources Management in the Coral Triangle-Southeast Asia (CTI-SEA)

 

 

 

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