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: Sustainable Development
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 - sap - project: 5405 - English SDS-SEA Implementation Plan 2018-2022
The Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia Implementation Plan (SDS-SEA IP) 2018-2022 is composed of 3 Priority Management Programs and 3 Governance Programs. The Priority Management Programs include: a) Biodiversity Conservati...
15 Oct 2019 - publication - English Addressing Criticisms of Large-Scale Marine Protected Areas
AUTHORS: Bethan C. O'Leary, Natalie C. Ban, Miriam Fernandez, Alan M. Friedlander, Pablo Garcia-Borboroglu, Yimnang Golbuu, Paolo Guidetti, Jean M. Harris, Julie P. Hawkins, Tim Langlois, Douglas J. Mccauley, Ellen K. Pikitch, Robert H. Richmond a...
13 Sep 2019 - English [LME20] Summary Report
The objectives of the LME20 Meeting were to: Reflect on 20 years of experiences in LME consultations and setting the directions for the future; Consolidate actions in support of Regional Ocean Governance building on the Partnership Building Meetin...
10 Sep 2019 - English [IWC8] Pillar 3 - Reporting back: Crosscutting and Thematic Learning Working Groups
Presented at the 8th GEF Biennial International Waters conference.
10 Sep 2019 - English [IWC8] Pillar 2 - Reporting back: Crosscutting and Thematic Learning Working Groups
Presented at the 8th GEF Biennial International Waters conference.
10 Sep 2019 [IWC8] SDGs 6 & 14: Big Challenges - Big Opportunities?
A visionary remarks by Andrew Hudson, UN Development Programme (UNDP), during the 'Views from participating country policymakers on achieving water, ocean and related SDGs' session at the 8th GEF Biennial International Waters conference.
13 May 2019 - publication - English Strong sustainability in coastal areas: a conceptual interpretation of SDG 14
AUTHORS: Barbara Neumann, Konrad Ott, Richard Kenchington ABSTRACT: Humans derive many tangible and intangible benefits from coastal areas, providing essential components for social and economic development especially of less developed coastal sta...
23 Apr 2019 - experience-notes - project: 2600 - English [MedPartnership] 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...
12 Feb 2019 - report - project: 4856 - English [ABNJ Ocean partnerships] Development of a Sustainable Fisheries Fund for the Western Central Atlantic - A stepwise approach prepared with support from Wilderness Markets and Conservation International
This brochure is intended to provide guidance and proposed next steps for the development of a Sustainable Fisheries Fund (SFF) for the Western Central Atlantic Fishery Commission (WECAFC). The WECAFC member countries and FAO are currently [as of ...
26 Nov 2018 - presentation - English Session 1: Brief introduction of new LME, MSP, MPA, ICM, climate change, and fisheries projects (Deniz-Gonzalez, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 3-4 November 2018. Itahisa Deniz-Gonzales, CCLME.
19 Nov 2018 - presentation - English Session 6: Harmonizing data and information across LMEs (Hart, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 3-4 November 2018. Virginie Hart, GEF LME: LEARN Consultant.
16 Nov 2018 - presentation - project: 5768 - English Enabling transboundary cooperation for sustainable management of the Indonesian Sea Large Marine Ecosystem (ISLME) (Brown, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 3-4 November 2018. David Brown, ISLME.
04 Sep 2018 - publication - English Economic Analysis for Ecosystem Service Assessments (2011)
The paper seeks to contribute to the expanding literature on ecosystem service assessment by considering its integration with economic analyses of such services. Focussing upon analyses for future orientated policy and decision making, we initiall...
29 Aug 2018 - publication - English Adaptive co-management for social-ecological complexity (2009)
Building trust through collaboration, institutional development, and social learning enhances efforts to foster ecosystem management and resolve multi-scale society-environment dilemmas. One emerging approach aimed at addressing these dilemmas is ...
28 Aug 2018 - publication - English Towards sustainability in world fisheries (2002)
Fisheries have rarely been ‘sustainable’. Rather, fishing has induced serial depletions, long masked by improved technology, geographic expansion and exploitation of previously spurned species lower in the food web. With global catches declining s...
28 May 2018 - project: 5405 Sustainable Development Strategy For the Seas of East Asia Implementation Plan 2018 - 2022
The SDS-SEA Implementation Plan 2018 – 2022 identifies expected outcomes, indicators and targeted actions and schedules for priority governance and management programs that contribute to sustainable development of oceans and coasts and blue econom...
27 Nov 2017 - publication - project: 3589 Beacons: Stories from the Coral Triangle – Philippines
This book is about outstanding partners who have succeeded in overcoming challenges and made a difference in their communities. It features community champions from the municipality of Taytay and Balabac in Palawan, Zamboanga del Sur and Zamboanga...
22 Jun 2017 - publication Large Marine Ecosystems and Sustainable Development: A Review of Strategic Management Processes and Goals (2017)
The Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis (TDA) and Strategic Action Programme (SAP) development approach for the management of Large Marine Ecosystems is consistently used to develop management strategies for the Large Marine Ecosystems (LME). The t...

 

 

 

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