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 (

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10 Mar 2020 - experience-notes - project: 5404 - English Experience Note: Community-based coastal monitoring in the Pacific (CoastSnap)
Community-based coastal monitoring in the Pacific was seen to be a highly suited approach that could meet the needs for coastal monitoring and management. Workshop participants gained the conceptual and technical know-how to install monitoring sta...
23 Jan 2020 - newsletter - English 3rd AFRICA - Regional Network Newsletter 2020
“AFRICA” is an annual newsletter, featuring previous and upcoming activities taking place within the Africa Regional Network. In this edition you will find articles on overcoming challenges and impacting coastal communities on Africa's Atlantic ...
29 Oct 2019 - English Benefit Sharing- Session 4
This session looks at a case study, the Lessons from the Sio-Malaba-Malakisi, and how benefit sharing principles were applied to the basin
29 Oct 2019 - English Benefit Sharing- Session 3
This session focused on negotiating water agreements, the types of agreements and a practical exercise
29 Oct 2019 - English Benefit Sharing- Session 2
This session focused on building scenarios, the Benefit Opportunity Analysis Tool (BOAT), and the exercise demonstrating scenarios without cooperation and with cooperation.
29 Oct 2019 - English Benefit Sharing- Introduction
Principles, concepts and applications
17 Oct 2019 Source to Sea Guide
The guide presents a general approach that can be used at all levels and can be adapted to the local context. The guide is intended to be a companion to existing project design, planning and implementation methods. It is expected that users of thi...
17 Oct 2019 Source-to-Sea Framework for Marine Litter Prevention: Preventing Plastic Leakage from River Basins
This report presents a framework for preventing marine litter based on the source-to-sea conceptual framework presented in Granit et al., 2017 and the practitioners’ guidance for implementing the source-to-sea approach in Mathews et al., 2019. Add...
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...
03 May 2019 - report - project: 5729 - English Source to Sea: pathway to integrated effective management - Lessons learned and exchange of experiences (Workshop Summary Report, October 16 - 18, 2017
Within the GEF IW: LEARN project, UNESCO and Conservation International (CI) agreed to join efforts to support the project’s goal to strengthen global and regional management capacities and knowledge of transboundary water management through the ...




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