Adrian Ross

Alexcia Cooke

Andreas Kannen

Andrew Birchenough

Daud Hassan

David Gill

Ellen Johannesen

Emma Kelley

Lauren Wenzel

Lidvard Grønnevet

Lucy Scott

Marina Markovic

Ole Varmer

Patrick McConney

Robin Mahon

Rudolf Hermes

Sanya Compton

Selina Stead

Wojciech Wawrzynski


The GEF LME:LEARN project provides a sustainable global home for LME activities in the early years of the SDG period. It is designed to improve global ecosystem-based governance of LMEs and their coasts by generating knowledge, building capacity, harnessing public and private partnerships, and supporting south-to-south learning and north-to-north learning.

Project Components

6Global and regional network of partners to enhance ecosystem-based management and to provide support for the GEF LME/ICM/MPA projects to address their needs and incorporate climate variability and change considerations.

7Synthesis and incorporation of knowledge into policymaking; capture of best LME governance practices; and development of new methods and tools to enhance the management effectiveness of LMEs and to incorporate ICM, MPAs and climate variability and change, including the five LME Approach modules.

8Capacity and partnership building through twinning and learning exchanges, workshops, and training among LMEs and similar initiatives.

9Communication, dissemination and outreach of GEF LME/ICM/MPA project achievements and lessons learned.