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: Fisheries
23 Aug 2019 - experience-note - project: 4581 - English Experience Note: Mainstreaming the Management and Conservation of Sharks and Bycatch in Pacific High Seas Tuna Fisheries
The world's tuna fleet, comprising thousands of vessels from over 85 countries landing catches valued at >10 billion USD annually, is a critical global food source. But these fisheries are a major cause of mortality for some populations of seabird...
16 Aug 2019 - report - English [LME6] IOC-IUCN-NOAA Consultative Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) Report
The Sixth Consultative Committee Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) was held from 23 to 30 March 2004. The Consultation was convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the US Department of Commerce’s National...
01 Aug 2019 - publication - English Scaling up Community Actions for International Waters Management
The GEF Small Grants Programme has supported the implementation of regional Strategic Action Programmes with 1,027 small grant projects in more than forty transboundary waterbodies around the World. SGP experience show that communities when empowe...
01 Aug 2019 - publication - English Governance Challenges, Gaps and Management Opportunities in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: A STAP Information Paper
Published in May 2017, this STAP information paper synthesizes the regulatory and legal frameworks of UNCLOS. It encourages the GEF to support actions that account for the diversity of ecosystem services that ABNJ provides to regulating the climat...
01 Aug 2019 - publication - English Blue Economy: Community Solutions
This publication includes examples from across different continents, ecosystems and cultures, but they all address the priorities of livelihoods and conservation in combination and bring benefits on both fronts. By giving local communities an imme...
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 - outreach-material - project: 2263 - English [BSERP] Poster: Development of the Habitat Mapping for Commercial Fish and Invertebrate Species
The main objectives are to: (1) Support an adequate and reliable assessment of the negative effect of pollution on populations of the main fish species of the Black Sea; and (2) Map the main areas within the Black Sea, which require urgent protect...
15 Jul 2019 - publication - English Aquaculture Perspective of Multi-Use Sites in the Open Ocean: The Untapped Potential for Marine Resources in the Anthropocene
AUTHORS/EDITORS: Bela H. Buck and Richard Langan ABSTRACT (Excerpt): As we exhaust traditional natural resources upon which we have relied for decades to support economic growth, alternatives that are compatible with a resource conservation...
27 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4690 - English [CCRES] Site report: El Nido, Philippines
El Nido is a coastal municipality in the north of Palawan in the Philippines. With 18 barangays (the smallest administrative division in the Philippines) and covering 465 square kilometres, the western side of the municipality (Bacuit Bay) has bee...
27 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4690 - English [CCRES] Site report: Selayar, Indonesia
Selayar is as an archipelago of 130 islands (26 are inhabited), so the services provided by coastal ecosystems are vital for the food security, livelihoods and welfare of people in local communities. The waters of Selayar are a meeting place for c...
27 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4690 [CCRES] Site report: Selayar, Indonesia (Bahasa Indonesia)
Selayar is as an archipelago of 130 islands (26 are inhabited), so the services provided by coastal ecosystems are vital for the food security, livelihoods and welfare of people in local communities. The waters of Selayar are a meeting place for c...
26 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4690 - English [CCRES] Progress update: Overcoming coastal zone problem by understanding socio-ecological systems
A progress update on the systems analysis project, including the SESAMME tool and system models for priority issues. Published in January 2016.
26 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4690 - English [CCRES] Progress update: Developing a model to generate economic insights into local economies
A progress update on the Bio-LEWIE modelling project (fisheries and tourism). Published in January 2016.
26 Jun 2019 - project-information - project: 4690 - English CCRES Project Booklet
The CCRES Project Development Objective is to design and support the uptake of innovative models for valuing mangrove, seagrass and coral reef ecosystem services with the potential to enhance the sustainability of marine-based enterprise and marin...
26 Jun 2019 - project-information - project: 4690 CCRES Project Booklet (Bahasa Indonesia)
The CCRES Project Development Objective is to design and support the uptake of innovative models for valuing mangrove, seagrass and coral reef ecosystem services with the potential to enhance the sustainability of marine-based enterprise and marin...
25 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4690 - English [CCRES] Progress update: Valuing the fisheries productivity of coral reef habitat and quality
A progress update on a study into valuing coral reef fisheries productivity, in relation to habitat structure and quality, at El Nido, the Philippines. Published in January 2016.
25 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4690 - English [CCRES] Progress update: Studying the value of seagrass to human health, seaweed farming
A progress update on research into seagrass filtration services for moderating human, coral reef and seaweed diseases in coastal Indonesia. Published in January 2016.
25 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4690 - English [CCRES] Progress update: Informing fisheries management and marine spatial planning
A progress update on the marine spatial planning and marine reserve network design activities, including expansion of the FISH-BE model. Published in January 2016.
24 Jun 2019 - other - project: 4690 - English CCRES Tools & Training Guide (including download links)
A guide to the innovative tools developed by CCRES for marine planning, analysing systems, sustaining business and promoting change.
24 Jun 2019 - other - project: 4690 - English [CCRES Tools] Rebuilding reef fisheries with marine protected areas (MPAs) toolbox (overview and download link)
The toolbox enables coastal planners and policymakers to support decisions on the total coverage/number, placement and local size of MPAs, in order to sustain and rebuild fisheries and to protect coastal biodiversity. This PDF contains a backgroun...

 

 

 

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