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: Blue Economy
30 Apr 2020 - publication - English Ocean Finance Handbook - Increasing finance for a healthy ocean
This Handbook aims to provide an up-to-date overview of the investment landscape in the blue economy, with the intent of providing a common baseline of understanding of sustainable blue economy financing for all stakeholders (Published in April 20...
23 Jan 2020 - newsletter - project: 4932 - English 3rd LAC - Regional Network Newsletter 2020
“LAC” is an annual newsletter, featuring previous and upcoming activities taking place within the Latin America-Caribbean Regional Network. In this edition you will find articles on opportunities for women in OpenBlue and in Panama, an update on t...
01 Aug 2019 - publication - English Island Innovations
This publication showcases some of the most successful approaches and achievements emerging from Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and zooms in on a range of actions, including conservation and sustainable use of critical marine and coastal re...
29 Jul 2019 - publication - English A Conceptual Framework for Governing and Managing Key Flows in a Source-to-Sea Continuum
This publication aims to present foundations for the integration of “blue” and “green” economic growth opportunities in the source-to-sea continuum. The paper defines the continuum and discusses key biophysical flows and linkages across open ocean...
13 Jul 2019 - publication - English Social License to Operate and the Blue Economy
AUTHORS: Dr Michelle Voyer, Dr Judith van Leeuwen ABSTRACT (Excerpt): The Blue Economy is an ocean based economic growth model gaining traction around the world. The way in which the Blue Economy is conceived and understood differs significant...
13 May 2019 - report - English Social License to Operate and the Blue Economy
“Social license to operate” is fundamental to all ocean industries and the Blue Economy overall. This new report by WOC, ANCORS and Wageningen University provides a strategic, cross-sectoral and systematic assessment of the challenges and opportun...
13 May 2019 - publication - English Assessment of the geographical potential for co-use of marine space, based on operational boundaries for Blue Growth sectors
AUTHORS: S.W.K. van den Burg, José Aguilar-Manjarrez, Jeff Jenness, Melanie Torrie ABSTRACT: The worlds’ oceans and seas have tremendous potential to contribute to the provision of food, feed, energy and natural resources. The emerging concepts of...
23 Jan 2019 - report - English Day 4 - Pillar breakout - Transformational Solutions: Blue Economy (DeBey, Barbiere & Iglesias Campos, Marrakesh 2018)
Summary of the session at the 9th GEF International Waters Conference held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 5-8 November 2018. Coordinated by Henry DeBey, FAO; Julian Barbiere and Alejandro Iglesias Campos, UNESCO-IOC
17 Jan 2019 - presentation - English Day 4 - Pillar breakout Transformational Solutions: Blue Economy (Barbiere, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 9th GEF International Waters Conference held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 5-8 November 2018, Julian Barbiere, Head of Marine Policy and Regional Coordination Section, UNESCO-IOC
17 Jan 2019 - presentation - English Day 4 - Participant-led Workshop: Analysis of Transboundary Water Ecosystems and Green/Blue Infrastructure (Iglesias Campos, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 9th GEF International Waters Conference held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 5-8 November 2018, Alejandro Iglesias Campos, UNESCO-IOC
08 Jan 2019 - report - project: 4856 - English [ABNJ Ocean Partnerships] Investing in Sustainable Fisheries in the Dominican Republic - Evaluation of a Trust Mechanism
This report outlines the findings from efforts to develop a business case for the sportfishing and commercial fish aggregating device (FAD) fisheries in the Dominican Republic (DR) that would ultimately benefit the declining billfish stocks in the...
07 Jan 2019 - presentation - English Day 4 - Pillar breakout Transformational Solutions: Circular Economy (Vosmeer, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 9th GEF International Waters Conference held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 5-8 November 2018, Jan Willem Vosmeer, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Heineken International.
07 Jan 2019 - presentation - English Day 4 - Pillar breakout Transformational Solutions: Circular Economy (Dunjic, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 9th GEF International Waters Conference held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 5-8 November 2018, Brank Dunjic, Chair, Executive Committee of RECPnet
04 Dec 2018 - manual - English Environmental Economics for Marine Ecosystem Management Toolkit
The purpose of this toolkit is to show how environmental economic methods can be used to produce information to support decision-making in the context of LME, MPA, ICM, MSP and climate change adaptation.
18 Sep 2018 - publication - English WWF Principles for a Sustainable BLUE ECONOMY
During the past few years, the term “Blue Economy” or “Blue Growth” has surged into common policy usage, all over the world. For some, Blue Economy means the use of the sea and its resources for sustainable economic development. For others, it sim...
18 Sep 2018 - publication - English The Potential of the Blue Economy: Increasing Long-term Benefits of the Sustainable Use of Marine Resources for Small Island Developing States and Coastal Least Developed Countries (2017)
This report was drafted by a working group of United Nations entities, the World Bank, and other stakeholders to suggest a common understanding of the blue economy; to highlight the importance of such an approach, particularly for small island dev...
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...
17 Sep 2018 - fact-sheet - English The social cost of carbon - factsheet (2016)
EPA and other federal agencies use estimates of the social cost of carbon (SC-CO2) to value the climate impacts of rulemakings. The SC-CO2 is a measure, in dollars, of the long-term damage done by a ton of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in a given...
17 Sep 2018 - publication - English Applying Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to Environmental and Resource Economics (2002)
Many of the analyses undertaken by environmental and resource economics are intimately concerned with spatial variations. This article examines the contribution which Geographical Information Systems (GIS) may provide in incorporating the complexi...
14 Sep 2018 - publication - English Integrated ecological–economic fisheries models—Evaluation, review and challenges for implementation (2018)
Marine ecosystems evolve under many interconnected and area- specific pressures. To fulfil society’s intensifying and diversifying needs while ensuring ecologically sustainable development, more effective marine spatial ...

 

 

 

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