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27 Nov 2019 - manual - English Data and Information from The GEF Large Marine Ecosystem Portfolio - Metadata catalogue of available GEF marine project data and information
This is a review and compilation of GEF LME project websites, tools and reports in relation to data and information management, as well as other key LME partners data and information websites. (Version: 27 Nov 2019)
27 Nov 2019 - manual - English Identifying Common LME Indicators - Towards common reporting and comparability between LMEs
Given the common issues that the majority of the LME projects address and also the increasing need to align reporting between regions and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this presents an overview of current indicator systems and proposes a series of common indicators that can be considered by LMEs for future reporting of key targets and Strategic Action Programs (SAPs). (Version: 27 Nov 2019)
27 Nov 2019 - manual - English Data and Information Management Guidelines for GEF LME Projects
These guidelines present overall recommendations for GEF LME projects to consider to ensure a more integrated and comparable approach to data and information management across the IW LME portfolio. It also include tools and best practices from GEF LME projects and other international and regional organizations that can be applied and adapted within LME projects, and supports the implementation of the recommendations presented in the Data and Information Management Guidelines for GEF LME proje...
10 Jun 2019 - manual - 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.
05 Dec 2018 - manual - English GEF LME:LEARN Marine Spatial Planning Toolkit (2018)
The MSP toolkit provides MSP practitioners with practical guidance, examples of tools and methods that are necessary for designing and carrying out the MSP process in an LME (Large Marine Ecosystems).
04 Dec 2018 - manual - English LME Governance Toolkit (2018)
This Governance “toolkit” provides an introduction into governance concepts relevant for Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) practitioners.
04 Dec 2018 - manual - English Large Marine Ecosystems Strategic Approach Toolkit (2018)
Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) Projects are, by definition, “strategic” projects because they cover large territorial areas, involve many stakeholders at different levels and deal with the multiplicity of thematic subjects.
04 Dec 2018 - manual - English Stakeholder Participation in Environmental Policy Toolkit (2018)
Environmental policy and management only succeed if key stakeholders feel engaged and have bought into the design of the actions concerned. The Toolkit for Stakeholder Participation in Environmental Policy provides practical guidance on how to achieve this, focusing on the Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) projects, which seek to advance ecosystem-based management approach and action in five modules: productivity, fish and fisheries, pollution and ecosystem health, socioeconomics, and governance.
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.
27 Aug 2018 - manual - English A Guide to Evaluating Marine Spatial Plans - IOC Manuals and Guide no.70 (2017)
While the marine community has often talked about the importance of “marine governance” or “marine ecosystem-based management”, it is only during the past 10-12 years that these concepts have been turned into operational activities some of which have become known as “marine spatial planning” or MSP. Pioneered in Western Europe through the efforts of the United Kingdom, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany, MSP activities have spread to about 40 countries throughout the world. Nine countries ...
27 Aug 2018 - manual - English Marine Spatial Planning: a step-by-step approach toward ecosystem-based management. IOC Manual and Guides no. 53 (2009)
During recent years, marine spatial planning (MSP) has been the focus of considerable interest throughout the world, particularly in heavily used marine areas. MSP offers countries an operational framework to maintain the value of their marine biodiversity while at the same time allowing sustainable use of the economic potential of their oceans. Essentially, MSP is an approach that can make key components of ecosystem-based management of marine areas a reality.




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