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Filter: Ecosystem-based Management
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] 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 Aug 2020 - project-document - project: 4940 - English [WIOSAP] Sustainable Management of EFlows for West Coast Rivers of Madagascar: A Case of Betsiboka River
The project consists of conducting environmental flow assessment activities through sensitization and information sharing with the stakeholders. The project will carry out an environmental flow study to find out implementable solutions for managin...
27 Aug 2020 - newsletter - project: 4932 - English [GEF IWEco] IWEco:Link - Volume 3, Issue 2 (April - June 2020)
In this issue: SVG: Addressing Land Degradation in the Georgetown Watershed, pgs.1-3; IWEco and post-COVID-19 recovery, pgs.1-8; Winner of IWEco’s “Favourite Tree” Competition, pg.4; The Cordia tree, pg.4; SKN: Progress with works to rehabilitate ...
30 Oct 2019 - publication - English The Future of Blue Carbon Science
AUTHORS: Peter I. Macreadie, Andrea Anton, John A. Raven, Nicola Beaumont, Rod M. Connolly, Daniel A. Friess, Jeffrey J. Kelleway, Hilary Kennedy, Tomohiro Kuwae, Paul S. Lavery, Catherine E. Lovelock, Dan A. Smale, Eugenia T. Apostolaki, Trisha B...
20 Oct 2019 - publication - English Scale, Space and Delimitation in Marine Legal Governance – Perspectives from the Baltic Sea
AUTHOR: David Langlet ABSTRACT: Recent decades have seen an increasing emphasis on (re)structuring marine governance regulation to fit relevant natural systems in terms of scale and spatial scope, and thus also on the delimitation of spatial u...
19 Oct 2019 - publication - English An Introduction to Marine Spatial Planning
AUTHOR: Charles N. Ehler ABSTRACT: Competition and confl ict for space and resources characterizes the oceans of the Coral Triangle. Because of some of the highest rates of population growth and increasing food and development needs, these wat...
17 Oct 2019 - publication - English Economic Development and Coastal Ecosystem Change in China
AUTHORS: Qiang He, Mark D. Bertness, John F. Bruno, Bo Li, Guoqian Chen, Tyler C. Coverdale, Andrew H. Altieri, Junhong Bai, Tao Sun, Steven C. Pennings, Jianguo Liu, Paul R. Ehrlich and Baoshan Cui ABSTRACT: Despite their value, coastal ecosy...
17 Oct 2019 - publication - English Ecosystem Services Sustainability in the Mediterranean Sea: Assessment of Status and Trends Using Multiple Modelling Approaches
AUTHORS: Camino Liquete, Chiara Piroddi, Diego Macías, Jean-Noël Druon and Grazia Zulian ABSTRACT: Mediterranean ecosystems support important processes and functions that bring direct benefits to human society. Yet, marine ecosystem services a...
17 Oct 2019 - publication - English Ecosystem-Based Marine Spatial Management: Review of Concepts, Policies, Tools and Critical Issues
AUTHORS: Stelios Katsanevakis, Vanessa Stelzenmüller, Andy South, Thomas Kirk Sørensen, Peter J.S. Jones, Sandy Kerr, Fabio Badalamenti, Christos Anagnostou, Patricia Breen, Guillem Chust, Giovanni D’Anna, Mike Duijn, Tatiana Filatova, Fabio Fiore...
17 Oct 2019 - publication - English Ecosystem-Based Marine Spatial Management: An Evolving Paradigm for the Management of Coastal and Marine Places
AUTHORS: Fanny Douvere and Charles Ehler ABSTRACT: The development and industrialization of the world’s oceans has evolved rapidly since the 15th century. Ongoing population growth, technological development, and growing consumer demand increa...
13 Sep 2019 - English [LME12] Summary Report
The Twelfth Consultative Committee Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs), convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and...
13 Sep 2019 - English [LME11] Summary Report
The Eleventh Consultative Committee Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) was held on 9-10 July 2009. The consultation was convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the US Department of Commerce’s National Oce...

 

 

 

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