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18 May 2020 - report - project: 4660 - English [ABNJ Deep Sea and Biodiversity] Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction Deep Seas Project Fourth Project Steering Committee Meeting Report
The fourth meeting of the ABNJ Deep Seas Project Steering Committee (PSC4) was held in SaintDenis, Reunion from 23–25 January 2019, with the cooperation of the SIOFA Secretariat. The meeting was attended by representatives of eight project partners, including six regional bodies. The list of participants is attached as Appendix 1. The primary objectives of the PSC were to review the Project’s progress, to agree on actions and activities to be undertaken prior to the project’s closure and to d...
18 May 2020 - report - project: 4660 - English [ABNJ Deep Sea and Biodiversity] Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction Deep Seas Project Second Project Steering Committee Meeting Report
The second Project Steering Committee meeting of the ABNJ Deep Seas Project was held in Rome, Italy from 7–9 February 2017. The meeting was attended by representatives of 18 project partners (Published in 2017).
15 May 2020 - report - project: 4856 - English [ABNJ Ocean Partnerships] Current Knowledge, Key Uncertainties and Future Research Directions for Defining the Stock Structure of Skipjack, Yellowfin, Bigeye and South Pacific Albacore Tunas in the Pacific Ocean
Tuna are the focus of significant fisheries in the Pacific Ocean, with landings of four species (skipjack tuna, yellowfin tuna, bigeye tuna and albacore tuna) constituting approximately 70% of the global tuna catch. Stock assessments for skipjack, yellowfin, bigeye and South Pacific albacore tunas in the Pacific Ocean currently assume eastern and western stocks, a split that reflects historical development of fishery management in the region rather than biological considerations (Published on...
15 May 2020 - report - project: 4856 - English [ABNJ Ocean Partnerships] A Business Case for Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (MCS) for the Yellowfin Tuna Fishery in the Bay of Bengal
The objective of the following report is to present a business case focusing on the identification and assessment of opportunities for investment in Yellow Fin Tuna (YFT) monitoring, control and surveillance (MCS) within India’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the Bay of Bengal, which might be attractive to either (or both) private or public investors (Published in 2018).
15 May 2020 - report - project: 4856 - English [ABNJ Ocean Partnerships] A Business Case for Co-Management Arrangements for the Yellowfin Tuna Fishery in the Union Territory of Puducherry
This report presents the business case for investment in co-management arrangements in the yellowfin tuna (YFT) fishery in the Union Territory of Puducherry (UTP), South India. It suggests that an investment of around 3.8 million US$ in such arrangements would significantly increase the value created by fishing for YFT in the UPT, generating benefits and returns for investors, fishers, fish processors and for the wider community (Published in 2018).
15 May 2020 - report - project: 4582 - English [ABNJ Strengthening Capacity] Linking Global and Regional Levels in the Management of Marine Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ) Summary Workshop Report
The workshop aimed to assess knowledge, ongoing trends and efforts at national/regional and global levels, and available capacity relevant to sustainable management of fisheries and biodiversity conservation in ABNJ; exploring, in particular, the implications of these for the FAO/GEF Common Oceans Program; etc (Published in 2016).
15 May 2020 - report - project: 4582 - English [ABNJ Strengthening Capacity] Capacity Development to Improve the Management of Marine Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ): Needs, Experiences, Options, and Opportunities Workshop Report
This report is organized into sections which draw on the six sessions that took place during the workshop. Each section provides an overview of the remarks made during the session or sessions relevant to the topic of that section and, where applicable, the discussion that followed (Published in 2017).
14 May 2020 - report - project: 4582 - English [ABNJ Strengthening Capacity] 2015-2016 ABNJ Regional Leaders Program at the United Nations Summary Report
The ABNJ Regional Leaders Program promotes knowledge sharing and leadership development regarding marine areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ) among regional and national ocean leaders (Published in 2016).
27 Jan 2020 - report - English [DIM GEF Marine Projects Metadata Catalogue] East Asian Seas
This is a review and compilation of GEF LME project web-sites, 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 Jan 2020 - report - English [Bali DIM Workshop] Workshop Report
The Asian Regional Workshop on Data and Information Management, which took place on 2 - 4 December 2019 in Bali, served as a regional echo -workshop to share the learning highlights from the LME:LEARN Data and Information Management: Working Group Meeting and Training that was held in Paris, France from 2 to 4 July 2019 and also a venue to promote DIM best practices, tools and discuss on common set of LME indicators for coordinated reporting.
27 Jan 2020 - report - English [Paris DIM Workshop] LME:LEARN Data and Information Management: Working Group Meeting and Training Report
The meeting, which took place on 2 - 4 July 2019 in Paris, discussed the longer term strategy for data and information management (DIM) and looked beyond the scope of the current LME:LEARN projects. The final part of the meeting centered on a training provided by LME:LEARN partners on actual spatial data and information management tools. The DIM meeting consists of both a workshop and training sessions. It was jointly organized by GEF LME-LEARN, in partnership with UNDP and IOC-UNESCO.
21 Oct 2019 - report - English [LME18] Agenda for the 18th Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems and Coastal Partners and LME:LEARN Project Meeting
The primary objective of the Annual Meeting (6-8 December 2016) is to provide global forum for GEFfunded and other marine and coastal practitioners, leaders and institutions, aimed at sharing experiences and lessons with respect to ecosystem-based governance. The LME Annual Meeting contributes to the development of the LME Partnership by engaging marine, coastal management, biodiversity and coastal climate change adaptation project leaders in meeting that objective, in accordance with the rec...
21 Oct 2019 - report - English [LME18] GEF LME: LEARN Project Meeting Summary Report
The primary objective of the LME:LEARN Project Meeting was to convene three working groups of the project (Governance, Ecosystem Based Management, and Data and Information Management) and to initiate work towards implementing respective project activities. The meeting took place in Paris on 5-6 December 2016 in the premises of UNESCO (1, rue Miollis, Paris).
15 Oct 2019 - report - English A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience
AUTHOR: Global Commission on Adaptation ABSTRACT: This report focuses on making the case for climate adaptation, providing specific insights and recommendations in key sectors: food security, the natural environment, water, cities and urban areas, infrastructure, disaster risk management, and finance. It is designed to inspire action among decision-makers, including heads of state and government officials, mayors, business executives, investors, and community leaders. Published in 10 Sept...
18 Jul 2019 - report - project: 4489 - English [TWAP] Volume 6 - Annex L: The Open Ocean: Selected Indicators
Volume 6 Transboundary Water Systems: Crosscutting Status and Trends (A Summary for Policy Makers) – highlights a first global analysis to examine the present-day thematic dimensions of risk among 756 international water systems across five water categories in 14 regions of the world. It hopes to encourage subsequent assessments to quantify and monitor interactions between systems, and make these system-system linkages as salient bases for effective transboundary water management in a warming...
18 Jul 2019 - report - project: 4489 - English [TWAP] Comparison of governance assessments conducted by the transboundary waters assessment programme components
Published in 2016, the purposes of this document are to: (1) Report briefly on the overall activities of the TWAP Governance Crosscutting Working Group on Governance, (2) Provide a comparative analysis of the governance assessments carried out for the five water system categories, and (3). Briefly examine the governance implications of biophysical linkages among adjacent water systems from different IW water categories.
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 been declared a national managed resource-protected area due to its high marine and terrestrial biodiversity. Ten principle activities were undertaken at El Nido, Palawan in the Philippines, by local, national and international researchers for the CCRES...
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 currents from the Indian and Pacific oceans and border deep ocean waters. This geography gives rise to rich and fertile pelagic fishery resources with high economic value, such as tuna and skipjack, and fish exports to Bali and Hong Kong. Selayar was ...
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 currents from the Indian and Pacific oceans and border deep ocean waters. This geography gives rise to rich and fertile pelagic fishery resources with high economic value, such as tuna and skipjack, and fish exports to Bali and Hong Kong. Selayar was ...
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.

 

 

 

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