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Effective Integration Approach of Integrated Coastal Zone Management in the Countries of North Africa
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Living Planet Tunisia
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
AMOUNT
US$135,627
DATES
Feb 2016
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Apr 2017
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
AMOUNT
US$135,627
DATES
Feb 2016
-
Apr 2017

Build on the results of WWF's Sea-Med and Thetis Conseil's projects by strengthening the capacities of local civil society on Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) in five sites from three countries of North Africa: Ghar El Melh (Tunisia); Guerbès (Algeria); and Cap des trois fourches, Sebkha Bou Areg and Moulouya (Morocco). Mobilize stakeholders from civil society and local governments around a shared vision, and support the establishment of a platform for dialogue on each site. Following a needs assessment, develop specific training modules on coastal zone management, adapted to the national regulations. Advocacy work is also launched at the regional level, with a review of national regulations, exchange of experience between countries, including for parliamentarians from each country, in the context of the operationalization of the Madrid Protocol on ICZM in North Africa.

Strategic Direction: 1 Promote civil society involvement in Integrated Coastal Zone Management to minimize the negative effects of coastal development in three priority corridors (Southwest Balkans, Cyrenaican Peninsula, and Mountains, Plateau