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)

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Filter: Ocean Management
19 Nov 2018 - presentation - English Session 5: The Partnership for Regional Ocean Governance (PROG) (Barbière, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 3-4 November 2018. Julian Barbiere, IOC-UNESCO.
18 Sep 2018 - publication - English Reefs at Risk Revisited (2011)
Coral Reefs: Valuable but Vulnerable Coral reefs, the “rain forests of the sea,” are among the most biologically rich and productive ecosystems on earth. They also provide valuable ecosystem benefits to millions of coastal people. They are importa...
30 Aug 2018 - publication - English Blue Economy in the Mediterranean. Barcelona: Union for the Mediterranean (2017)
The Blue Economy is “the set of human activities depending on the sea and/or underpinned by land-sea interactions in the context of sustainable development, and notably including industrial and service sectors such as aquaculture, fisheries, blue ...
27 Aug 2018 - publication - English Spatial and temporal changes in cumulative human impacts on the world’s ocean (2015)
Human pressures on the ocean are thought to be increasing globally, yet we know little about their patterns of cumulative change, which pressures are most responsible for change, and which places are experiencing the greatest increases. Managers a...
27 Aug 2018 - publication - English The Ocean Economy in 2030 - OECD (2016)
For many, the ocean is the new economic frontier. It holds the promise of immense resource wealth and great potential for boosting economic growth, employment and innovation. And it is increasingly recognised as indispensable for addressing many o...
27 Aug 2018 - publication - English Marine Protected Areas: Economics, Management and Effective Policy Mixes - OECD (2017)
Intense exploitation of our oceans and seas is degrading marine biodiversity and ecosystems at an alarming rate. This report presents good practice insights for effectively managing marine protected areas (MPAs), one of the policy instruments avai...
30 Apr 2018 - outreach-material - English Strengthening the GEF Marine and Coastal portfolio - GEF LME:LEARN Services brochure
A key element of improved ocean governance is mainstreaming cooperation and coordination between Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs), Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) and Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) projects with ove...
21 May 2014 - publication Catalysing ocean finance vol. 1- transforming markets to restore and protect the global ocean
Volume I explores the main causes of coastal and ocean degradation and presents a new paradigm to sustainably utilise open access resources such as the global ocean. It looks at lessons learned over the past 20 years and sets forth a road map to r...
24 May 2019 - report - project: 4452 - English Coastal blue carbon ecosystems: Opportunities for Nationally Determined Contributions. Policy brief
Standardized Methodologies for Carbon Accounting and Ecosystem Services Valuation of Blue Forests
24 May 2019 - report - project: 4452 - English Blue Carbon - Nationally Determined Contributions Inventory (Appendix to: Coastal blue carbon ecosystems)
Standardized Methodologies for Carbon Accounting and Ecosystem Services Valuation of Blue Forests
24 May 2019 - report - project: 4452 - English National Blue Carbon Policy Assessment - Ecuador
Standardized Methodologies for Carbon Accounting and Ecosystem Services Valuation of Blue Forests
24 May 2019 - report - project: 4452 - English National Blue Carbon Policy Assessment - Madagascar
Standardized Methodologies for Carbon Accounting and Ecosystem Services Valuation of Blue Forests
24 May 2019 - report - project: 4452 - English National Blue Carbon Policy Assessment - Mozambique
Standardized Methodologies for Carbon Accounting and Ecosystem Services Valuation of Blue Forests
24 May 2019 - report - project: 4452 - English National Blue Carbon Policy Assessment - United Arab Emirates - Summary
Standardized Methodologies for Carbon Accounting and Ecosystem Services Valuation of Blue Forests
24 May 2019 - report - project: 4452 - English Keep it Fresh or Salty
Standardized Methodologies for Carbon Accounting and Ecosystem Services Valuation of Blue Forests
15 May 2019 - sap - project: 1346 - English Strategic Action Program - Integrated Assessment and Management of the Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem
Integrated Assessment and Management of the Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem
15 May 2019 - project-document - project: 6952 - English CEO Endorsement Request - Implementation of the Strategic Action Program of the Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem 6952
Implementation of the Strategic Action Program of the Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem
03 May 2019 - experience-note - project: 4533 Incorporating climate information into Water Safety Planning
Flood and Drought Management Tools
03 May 2019 - experience-note - project: 4533 Stakeholder engagement to develop applications for flood and drought planning
Flood and Drought Management Tools
03 May 2019 - lesson-learned - project: 5729 - English Source to Sea: pathway to integrated effective management - Lessons learned and exchange of experiences
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