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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)

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31 Aug 2020 - manual - English Methodological Approach for the establishment and sustaining of a Regional Dialogue and Community of Practice on Transboundary Water Resources Management
This document describes a Methodological Approach (MA) for the establishment and sustaining of a Regional Dialogue and Community of Practice on TWRM, and informal and formal cooperation on the basin level. The document aims to present process and ...
29 Aug 2020 - project-document - project: 4940 - English [WIOSAP] Developing Collaborative Strategies for Sustainable Management of Mangroves in the Boeny Region Littorale, Madagascar
The overall goal of this project is to promote sustainable conservation and utilization of mangroves in the Boeny Region through development of viable collaborative and integrated management approach. Specifically to: (i) develop a sustainable com...
29 Aug 2020 - project-document - project: 4940 - English [WIOSAP] Environmental Flows for Enhanced Biodiversity and Poverty Alleviation in the Incomati Delta, Mozambique (EFlows-Moz)
The purpose (overall objective) of the project is to design environmental flows that would maintain and enhance biodiversity values and the functioning of the estuarine and deltaic ecosystems of the Lower Incomati in order to optimise the delivery...
29 Aug 2020 - project-document - project: 4940 - English [WIOSAP] Upscaling and Amplification of the Msingini Wastewater Treatment Facility Model in Chake Chake Town, Pemba
The project seeks to utilise an existing under-performing Constructed Wetland System on Pemba Island and significantly improve its long-term management, efficiency and it’s benefit to the surrounding community of more than 5,500 people, both in te...
29 Aug 2020 - report - project: 4940 - English [WIOSAP] 25 February 2020: Inception Workshop Report for the Government of Comoros, Moroni
The overall objective of the meeting was to formally launch and operationalize the NIC for Comoros, while the specific objectives were to: Report on the progress of the WIOSAP Project since inception to the NIC members; Seek for any further stakeh...
29 Aug 2020 - project-document - project: 4940 - English [WIOSAP] Briefing Note to Nairobi Convention Stakeholders Regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic
The purpose of the Briefing Note is to alert our partners and stakeholders to the likely impacts that the current slow-down will have on the activities and processes of the Nairobi Convention and present the anticipated scenario with regard to our...
29 Aug 2020 - report - project: 4940 - English [WIOSAP] Improvements in Marine Water Quality Through Enhanced Estuarine Management Technical Report
The Nairobi Convention Secretariat (NCS) undertook a pre-project visit from 4 to 5 February 2020 to meet with project proponents, partners, and communities to gain first-hand information about the problem that the project intends to address, mecha...
29 Aug 2020 - report - project: 4940 - English [WIOSAP] United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development Workshop Report
This workshop gathered ocean leaders, champions and key stakeholders and facilitated regional, interdisciplinary discussions across different sectors and industries to identify concrete deliverables and partnerships to meet the Decade's six societ...
28 Aug 2020 - outreach-material - project: 4940 - English [WIOSAP] Component Posters
Component posters: A. This component focuses on protecting, restoring, and managing these habitats and ecosystems; B. This component focuses on the need for the region's water quality to attain international standards by 2035; C. This component pr...
28 Aug 2020 - report - project: 4940 - English [WIOSAP] Recommending of Proposals on Demo Projects Virtual Meeting Report
During the 2nd and 3rd sitting of the WIOSAP Project Steering Committee (PSC), the members recommended that to facilitate fast tracking of project implementation, they would consider giving virtual recommendations of key and urgent decisions inclu...
28 Aug 2020 - project-document - project: 4940 - English [WIOSAP] Sustainable Management of Shallow Marine Habitats in the Comoros Through Improved Management Planning and Rehabilitation of Degraded Sites
The overall objective of this project is to strengthen the management of critical shallow marine habitats in the Comoros. This will be achieved using three min approaches, which will involve: The preparation of site management plans for four forma...
28 Jun 2020 - publication - project: 9909 - English [LME:LEARN Policy Brief] Gender Mainstreaming: Improvement of Livelihoods in Coastal Fishing Communities
To be successful, initiatives aimed at the betterment of lives and the environment must recognize women’s frequent roles as primary land and resource managers and weigh the different ways women and men consider conservation and sustainable use inc...
28 Jun 2020 - publication - English [LME:LEARN Policy Brief] Coastal Hazard and Risk Mitigation: Taking an integrated approach to protect people and places
Forty percent of the world’s population lives within 100 km of the coastline (UN 2017) and the trend of population migration to urban coastal areas is increasing. Living in this region brings its own set of hazards and mitigating the risk of impac...
27 Jun 2020 - publication - project: 1252 - English [LME:LEARN Policy Brief] Science to Management: Addressing Information Gaps for Decision Making for Large Marine Ecosystem Management
Translating science to management is a key issue for all natural resource managers. Yet, in many situations, access to information or data is unavailable and often unknown. Making decisions in these situations is not easy and can require being res...
27 Jun 2020 - publication - English [LME:LEARN Policy Brief] Marine Spatial Planning: Harnessing Marine Spatial Planning for Multi-Stakeholder Engagement
The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO defines Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) as a process of analyzing and allocating the spatial and temporal distribution of human activities in marine areas to achieve ecological, economic and s...
27 Jun 2020 - publication - English [LME:LEARN Policy Brief] Climate Change Adaptation: Taking a proactive approach towards mainstreaming long-term climate change adaptation strategies
Across the world’s 66 Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs), anthropogenic climate change is already having profound impacts to terrestrial, coastal, and marine environments. Unfortunately, the impacts of climate change have already begun to manifest in ...
27 Jun 2020 - publication - English [LME:LEARN Policy Brief] Transboundary LME Governance: The Importance of Political Commitment for Large Marine Ecosystem Management
The long-term success of shared marine resources relies on the continued cooperation of good governance among all participating countries. Within LMEs, one way countries have come together to discuss and commit to join action is through the Transb...
27 Jun 2020 - publication - English [LME:LEARN Policy Brief] Small Island Developing States: Addressing SIDS Vulnerabilities Through Regional Cooperation
When it comes to implementation of regional and transboundary issues, Small Island Developing States (SIDS), like all coastal and island countries, may face additional challenges. A common trait shared by nearly all SIDS is an increased vulnerabil...
22 Jun 2020 - report - project: 5674 - English [LEAF II] April 2020 Policy Brief: Lower Mara River Environmental Flow Assessment
The Mara River Basin is transboundary and of international importance, shared by Tanzania and Kenya and draining into Lake Victoria. It is home to nearly 1 million people dependent on modest water resources that also sustain Maasai Mara National R...
21 Jun 2020 - newsletter - project: 5674 - English [LEAF II] Issue No.6 April-June 2018: NELSAP NEWS
A newsletter of the Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program, NELSAP-CU (Published on 31 August 2018).

 

 

 

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