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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: Coastal Management
19 Aug 2019 - report - English [LME11] IOC-IUCN-NOAA Consultative Committee Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) Report
The Eleventh Consultative Committee Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) was held on 9-10 July 2009. The consultation was convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the US Department of Commerce’s National Oce...
19 Aug 2019 - report - English [LME12] IOC-IUCN-.NOAA Consultative Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LME) Report
The Twelfth Consultative Committee Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs), convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and...
14 Aug 2019 - report - English [LME1] IOC-IUCN-NOAA Ad hoc Consultative Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LME) Report
The ad hoc Consultative Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LME), the first-ever meeting to what will become an annual consultation for the LMEs of the world, was held on the 23-24 January 1997 in UNESCO headquarters, Paris. The consultation was c...
14 Aug 2019 - report - English [LME2] IOC-IUCN-.NOAA Consultative Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LME) Report
The ad hoc Consultative Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LME) was held on 15-l 6 March 1998. The consultation was convened by The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC), the US Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
14 Aug 2019 - report - English [LME3] IOC-IUCN-NOAA Consultative Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) Report
The Consultative Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) was held on 13-14 June 2000. The consultation was convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC), the US Department of Commerce's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminis...
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: Morpho-functional Indices of Seaweed Communities in Zernov's Phyllophora Field
Showcased at the Final Seminar of the BSERP on 14-15 February 2008, Istanbul.
15 Jul 2019 - publication - English Adaptive marine spatial planning in the Netherlands sector of the North Sea
AUTHOR: Leo de Vrees ABSTRACT: The territorial waters and the EEZ of the Netherlands form a part of the southern North Sea. The area is intensely used and for several of these uses considerable growth is forecast. For years, industrial freedom...
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...
12 Jul 2019 - publication - English Examining the role of integration in marine spatial planning: Towards an analytical framework to understand challenges in diverse settings
AUTHORS: Fred Saunders, Michael Gilek, Jon Day, Björn Hassler, Jennifer McCann, Tiffany Smythe INTRODUCTION (Excerpt): Marine spatial planning (MSP) as a means of marine governance has been given more prominence recently in response to the pro...
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 - outreach-material - project: 2263 - English [BSERP] Poster: Testing of methodology on spatial planning for ICZM, Akcakoca Pilot Project, Turkey
The project is defined as testing of methodology on spatial planning on the selected pilot district, Akçakoca with the purpose of protecting, improving and sustaining the area within the context of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM). Showca...
26 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4690 - English [CCRES] Progress update: Assessing mangrove and seagrass efficiency in sedimentation and water quality regulation
A progress update on quantifying the role of mangroves and seagrasses in ecosystem health. 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: Engaging parents, families, villages to promote positive behaviours
A progress update on an investigation into whether the behavioural principles of Triple P can be applied to the conservation of coral reefs in Indonesia. Published in January 2016.
25 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4690 - English [CCRES] Progress update: Building knowledge networks, resources for promoting best-practice
A progress update on development of a knowledge management platform for enabling best-practice in coastal management, planning and policymaking. 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] Coastal Protection (overview and download link)
Coastal Protection is a web-based tool that allows users to identify which coral reefs protect shorelines from coastal erosion, and assess which reefs best protect key coastal infrastructure and communities, to help guide management decisions.

 

 

 

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