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Filter: Large Marine Ecosystem
09 Feb 2022 - outreach-material - project: 2131 - English Pacific Islands Oceanic Fisheries Management Project
Written by Chris Severin of the GEF, this document outlines the main catalytic achievements of the project.
20 Jan 2022 - report - project: 4343 - English The YSLME Story: Management and Governance for the Restoration and Protection of the Yellow Sea Large Marine Ecosystem
As the Yellow Sea region enters a new decade and in celebration of its 20 years of cooperation, the Governments of PR China and RO Korea together with UNDP, GEF, UNOPS and various partners from local, national, regional and international level are...
25 Nov 2021 - experience-notes - project: 9545 - English Integrating Ecosystem Approach into Marine Spatial Planning in the Adriatic
The GEF Adriatic Project (2018-2021) was implemented in Albania and Montenegro with the aim to restore the ecological balance of the Adriatic Sea through the use of the ecosystem approach and Marine Spatial Planning (MSP). Furthermore, the project...
25 Nov 2021 - experience-notes - project: 9545 - English Assessment of Marine Environment and Sustainability of Ecosystems in the Adriatic
The GEF Adriatic Project (2018-2021) was implemented in Albania and Montenegro with the aim to restore the ecological balance of the Adriatic Sea through the implementation of ecosystem approach. Within the project, two separate integrated assessm...
25 Nov 2021 - results-notes - project: 9545 - English Results and achievements of the of the GEF Adriatic project
GEF Adriatic is the first project within the UNEP/MAP system to have demonstrated the integration of an ecosystem approach in Marine Spatial Planning (MSP). Using this approach, conservation measures, remediation initiatives and development activi...
25 Nov 2021 - factsheet - project: 9545 - English Ecosystem approach and Marine Spatial Planning: Key tools to manage natural resources in a sustainable way
Through the use of the ecosystem approach, Marine Spatial Planning benefits from a series of sustainability assessments and generates an integrated plan, contributing to the achievement of Good Environmental Status (GES). Thus, it ensures that the...
25 Nov 2021 - publication - project: 9545 - English Blue Economy in Montenegro
Analysis of blue economy in Montenegro presented in this report was conducted in the period February – May 2020. The purpose of the analysis was to serve, together with other studies, as a basis for implementation of GEF Adriatic project activitie...
25 Nov 2021 - report - project: 9545 - English Assessment of the Ecological Status and MSP preliminary initial assessment in VloraMarine Area (Albania) in the framework of the MSP Pilot Project supported by the Italian Ministry of Environment, Land and Sea (IMELS) within the cooperation
The present Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) study is elaborated within the framework of the IMAP, the ICZM Protocol and the MSP Decision (Decision on the MSP Conceptual Framework) and are part of the MSP Pilot Project “MSP Pilot project in synergy w...
25 Nov 2021 - publication - project: 9545 - English Guidelines for marine spatial planning process in Albania
The following guidelines have been drafted keeping in mind the different audiences and stakeholders to which they are dedicated and their different objectives: For the planner and the manager: Ensure a continuity of planning, management, enforcem...
25 Nov 2021 - report - project: 9545 - English Policy document: MSP for Montenegro
The first MSP for Montenegro, with proposals of sea use zones and regimes for environmental protection, rehabilitation and uses.
25 Nov 2021 - outreach-material - project: 9545 - English Project summary
The Adriatic Sea is at a crossroads. The region’s marine resources and ecosystems are at risk, facing growing ecological threats and under increasing strain from all sectors of the blue economy. A coordinated approach – across borders and between ...
25 Oct 2021 - other - project: 5753 - English Benguela Current Convention Gender Policy and Action Plan
All the Benguela Current Convention (BCC) member countries (Angola, Namibia and South Africa) are signatories to international, regional and national frameworks that promote gender equality. The frameworks commit the governments to promote gender ...
25 Oct 2021 - other - project: 5753 - English Organisational gender mainstreaming in Benguela Current Convention: A process case study
As a regionally representative body the Benguela Current Convention (BCC) is in a unique position to promote gender equality in the governance of the Benguela Large Marine Ecosystem (BLME). The objective of the process was to build BCCs frameworks...
25 Oct 2021 - other - project: 5753 - English A Summary of the Benguela Current Convention Gender Situational Analysis
The Gender Situational Analysis was the starting point of a Benguela Current Convention (BCC) 4 step process to ensure that the gender dimensions are recognised and addressed in their work. The objective of the 4 steps is to systematically build B...
25 Oct 2021 - other - project: 5753 - English Gender and Ocean Governance Infographic (Benguela Current Convention)
Knowledge product developed by the Benguela Current Convention on Gender and Ocean Governance
24 Mar 2021 - publication - project: 5513 - English A Strategic Framework for Private Sector Engagement in the Western Indian Ocean Region
There has been increasing recognition that, in order to enhance ecosystem conservation and protection and meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it is imperative that the private sector supports the transformation of business practices by,...
24 Mar 2021 - report - project: 5513 - English Assessment Report: A Strategic Framework for Private Sector Engagement in the Western Indian Ocean Region
The current assessment report is intended to support the development of a private sector engagement strategy for the WIO region which in turn will lead to partnerships aimed at reducing stress on its ecosystems. For the purposes of this report, th...
03 Mar 2021 - other - project: 9607 - English Gender Mainstreaming Strategy of the MedProgramme
The MedProgramme represents a pioneering effort, being the first GEF programmatic multi-focal initiative in the Mediterranean region, aiming to operationalize agreed-upon priority actions to reduce major transboundary environmental stresses in its...
03 Mar 2021 - outreach-material - project: 1252 - English Mainstreaming gender in Large Marine Ecosystems
This advisory note provides practical recommendations on how to integrate gender considerations into Large Marine Ecosystem projects.
19 Jan 2021 - tda - project: 4746 - English Western and Central Pacific Ocean Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis
This TDA fills an earlier gap in the management development process for the Pacific Islands Oceanic Fisheries. When the original Strategic Action Programme (SAP) was adopted back in 1997 (over 20 years ago), it was not based on a detailed TDA. In...

 

 

 

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