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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 - report - project: 4940 - English [WIOSAP] Nairobi Convention Secretariat Report
The Nairobi Convention Secretariat engaged an expert in data content creation, metadata development, data analysis, visualization and management for the Nairobi Convention Website and the Nairobi Convention Clearinghouse. The expert was to ensure ...
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] Improvement of Ecosystem Health and Water Quality by Implementing A Source to Sea Based Approach to Tackle Marine Litter in Five Priority River Systems in Durban, KwazuluNatal, South Africa Technical Report
The Nairobi Convention Secretariat (NCS) undertook a pre-project visit from 6-7 February 2020 to meet with project proponents, partners, and communities to gain first-hand information about the problem that the project intends to address, mechanis...
29 Aug 2020 - report - project: 4940 - English [WIOSAP] Seagrass Restoration for Sustainable Shellfish Fisheries and Drafting of A Management Action Plan Technical Report
The Nairobi Convention Secretariat (NCS) undertook a pre-project visit from 13 to 14 January 2020 to meet with project proponents, partners, and communities to gain first-hand information about the problem that the project intends to address, mech...
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] Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the Protection of the Western Indian Ocean from Land-Based Sources and Activities
The Western Indian Ocean (WIO) and coast is home to some of the most astounding natural treasures on earth—from the unparalleled coral reefs in the Northern Mozambique Channel to pristine beaches to nature reserves teeming with wildlife. These res...
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...
04 Jul 2020 - publication - project: 6920 - English [ATSEA2] Timor-Leste Country Brief
The Arafura and Timor Seas (ATS) are part of the North Australian Shelf marine ecosystem – stretching between the Pacific and Indian Oceans across the Timor Sea to the Torres Strait. The region hosts some of the world’s richest marine biodiversity...
04 Jul 2020 - publication - project: 6920 - English [ATSEA2] Indonesia Country Brief
The region of the Arafura and Timor Seas (ATS) is significant in connecting the Indian and Pacific Oceans, Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) and plays a role in global ocean circulation. It is adjacent to the Coral Triangle which hosts the world’s high...
29 Jun 2020 - publication - project: 790 - English [LME:LEARN Policy Brief] Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management: Managing fisheries and ecosystem interactions for social, economic and environmental benefits
The majority of the world’s fisheries are over exploited with the ecosystems that sustain them becoming increasingly degraded. Maintaining productive and sustainable fisheries is essential to feeding the planet’s growing population while also supp...
29 Jun 2020 - English [LME:LEARN Policy Brief] Fisheries Refugia: Spatially-managed fisheries enhancement and environmental protection at a regional level
A Fisheries Refugia approach is a regional system of management areas that is focused on essential links between fish stocks and their habitats. It is designed to manage intense levels of small-scale fishing pressures that exert unsustainable pres...
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...
28 Jun 2020 - publication - project: 2600 - English [LME:LEARN Policy Brief] Marine Protected Areas: A Tool to Manage Sustainable Use and Conservation in Large Marine Ecosystems
Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) come in many forms and with varying levels of protection and use. They include marine reserves, fully protected marine areas, no-take zones, marine sanctuaries, ocean sanctuaries, marine parks, locally managed marine ...
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...

 

 

 

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