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16 Feb 2022 - project-document - project: 10375 - English Blue Nature Alliance ProDoc
29 Aug 2020 - project-document - project: 4940 - English [WIOSAP] Developing Collaborative Strategies for Sustainable Management of Mangroves in the Boeny Region Littorale, Madagascar
The overall goal of this project is to promote sustainable conservation and utilization of mangroves in the Boeny Region through development of viable collaborative and integrated management approach. Specifically to: (i) develop a sustainable comanagement mechanism to strengthen the governance of the mangroves as a renewable natural resource; (ii) promote community-based mangrove restoration to compensate for the degraded and lost resource and secure the future of ecosystem services they pro...
29 Aug 2020 - project-document - project: 4940 - English [WIOSAP] Environmental Flows for Enhanced Biodiversity and Poverty Alleviation in the Incomati Delta, Mozambique (EFlows-Moz)
The purpose (overall objective) of the project is to design environmental flows that would maintain and enhance biodiversity values and the functioning of the estuarine and deltaic ecosystems of the Lower Incomati in order to optimise the delivery of a number of key ecosystem services to a range of stakeholders and with the well-being of vulnerable user groups a priority. The project is seen as an implementation and testing of the EFA guidelines, and their adaptation to the Mozambican context...
29 Aug 2020 - project-document - project: 4940 - English [WIOSAP] Upscaling and Amplification of the Msingini Wastewater Treatment Facility Model in Chake Chake Town, Pemba
The project seeks to utilise an existing under-performing Constructed Wetland System on Pemba Island and significantly improve its long-term management, efficiency and it’s benefit to the surrounding community of more than 5,500 people, both in terms of capacity and productivity. Due to its location in a low-lying coastal area its adaptive capacity to withstand effects of sea level rise and extreme climatic events is a central part of the redesign. Increasing local capacity to operate and mai...
29 Aug 2020 - project-document - project: 4940 - English [WIOSAP] Briefing Note to Nairobi Convention Stakeholders Regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic
The purpose of the Briefing Note is to alert our partners and stakeholders to the likely impacts that the current slow-down will have on the activities and processes of the Nairobi Convention and present the anticipated scenario with regard to our work in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) Region for the rest of 2020 and beyond. In addition, impacts on specific activities related to the projects executed by the Nairobi Convention are presented.
28 Aug 2020 - project-document - project: 4940 - English [WIOSAP] Sustainable Management of Shallow Marine Habitats in the Comoros Through Improved Management Planning and Rehabilitation of Degraded Sites
The overall objective of this project is to strengthen the management of critical shallow marine habitats in the Comoros. This will be achieved using three min approaches, which will involve: The preparation of site management plans for four formally designated MPA sites; The rehabilitation of degraded mangrove and seagrass habitats and; The engagement of the local communities in environmental conservation.
15 Jun 2015 - project-document - project: 5278 LME Governance - Project Document
29 Aug 2020 - project-document - project: 4940 - English [WIOSAP] At A Glance: The Western Indian Ocean Mangrove Restoration Guidelines
The newly published Western Indian Ocean Guideline on Mangrove Ecosystem Restoration is the first to provide customized guidelines relevant to the region. Several failures have been reported in many countries and have been attributed to poor understanding of the local ecosystem requirements and misapplication of the principles of ecological mangrove restoration. Thus, the lessons from many of the restoration projects in the region have posed more questions on the desired impact and sustainabi...
28 Aug 2020 - project-document - project: 4940 - English [WIOSAP] Sustainable Management of EFlows for West Coast Rivers of Madagascar: A Case of Betsiboka River
The project consists of conducting environmental flow assessment activities through sensitization and information sharing with the stakeholders. The project will carry out an environmental flow study to find out implementable solutions for managing environmental issues, in a rational and sustainable way, the river flows and sediment load of rivers coming from the Betsiboka catchments by promotion of water and technical soil conservation recommended and adapted to the situation, the reconstruc...
15 May 2020 - project-document - project: 4856 - English [ABNJ Ocean Partnerships] GEF IW Experience Note: Caribbean Billfish Project
The Caribbean Billfish Project (CBP) was nested within two larger GEF financed endeavors: the Common Oceans Program, and the Ocean Partnership for Sustainable Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation - Models for Innovation and Reform Project (OPP). The OPP’s development objective was to “catalyze pilot investment into selected transformational public-private partnerships that mainstream the sustainable management of highly migratory fish stocks spanning areas within and beyond national jurisd...
24 Apr 2019 - project-document - project: 4940 - English WIO-SAP Project Document (GEF ID: 4940)
Project document of the "Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the protection of the Western Indian Ocean from land-based sources and activities (WIO-SAP)" project. The Project entitled ‘Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the protection of the Western Indian Ocean from land-based sources and activities’ (WIOSAP) is intended ‘to reduce impacts from land-based sources and activities and sustainably manage critical coastal and marine ecosystems through the implem...
01 Jan 2016 - project-document - project: 1893 - English IW:LEARN (Operational Phase) Combined UNEP and UNDP Project Document (GEF ID: 1893)
30 Jun 2014 - project-document - project: 4582 [ABNJ Strengthening Capacity] ABNJ Project Document
As part of the ABNJ Program, this project will play a key role in the improvement of cross-sectoral dialogue, engagement of high level decision-makers, public outreach, and knowledge management, and will also build on the efforts of the other three ABNJ projects to improve global capacity to effectively manage ABNJ.
02 Jun 2014 - project-document - project: 1460 Strengthening the Implementation Capacities for Nutrient Reduction and Transboundary Cooperation in the Danube River Basin(Phase 1)
The long-term development objective of the proposed Regional Project is to contribute to sustainable human development in the DRB and the wider Black Sea area through reinforcing the capacities of the participating countries in developing effective mechanisms for regional cooperation and coordination in order to ensure protection of international waters, sustainable management of natural resources and biodiversity. The overall objective of the Danube Regional Project is to complement the a...
02 Jun 2014 - project-document - project: 1893 Strengthening Global Capacity To Sustain Transboundary Waters: The International Waters Learning Exchange and Resource Network (IW:LEARN) Operational Phase (Concept Paper with Annexes)
This Project aims to strengthen the management of International Waters by facilitating information sharing and learning among Transboundary Waters Management (TWM) constituencies. IW:LEARN Operational Phase Project Purpose In pursuit of its global objective, IW:LEARN will improve GEF IW projects’ information base, replication efficiency, transparency, stakeholder ownership and sustainability of benefits through: A. Facilitation of access to information on transboundary water resource...
30 May 2014 - project-document - project: 790 Reducing Environmental Stress in the Yellow Sea Large Marine Ecosystem (China, Republic of Korea):Project Brief
Reducing Environmental Stress in the Yellow Sea Large Marine Ecosystem (YSLME)
27 May 2014 - project-document - project: 1460 Strengthening the Implementation Capacities for Nutrient Reduction and Transboundary Cooperation in the Danube River Basin : Project Brief (March 2001)
Danube Regional Project Phase 1: The long-term development objective of the proposed Regional Project is to contribute to sustainable human development in the DRB through reinforcing the capacities of the participating countries in developing effective mechanisms for regional cooperation and coordination in order to ensure protection of international waters, sustainable management of natural resources and biodiversity.
07 Feb 2014 - project-document - project: 5395 Project Framework document-R2R Pacific Islands Ridge to Reef Project
R2R- Pacific Islands Ridge-to-Reef National Priorities – Integrated Water, Land, Forest and Coastal Management to Preserve Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services, Store Carbon, Improve Climate Resilience and Sustain Livelihoods
02 Jul 2010 - project-document - project: 2131 UNDP-GEF Project Document(OFM)
Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have special conditions and needs that were identified for international attention in the Barbados Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States and in the World Summit for Sustainable Development’s Johannesburg Plan of Implementation. Throughout these instruments, the importance of coastal and marine resources and the coastal and marine environment to sustainable development of SIDS is emphasised, with t...
01 Jul 2010 - project-document - project: 2131 OFM II - Monitoring & Evaluation

 

 

 

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