Guidelines for Strengthening the Sustainable Socio-economic Role of Mediterranean Marine and Coastal Protected Areas

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December 31, 2019 - 10:10am
Type: Report
Year of publication: 2019
Authoring organizations: SPA/RAC–UN Environment/MAP
Publishing institution: MedMPA Network Project
City: Tunis

The specific objectives of this document are:

  • To initiate a sustainable socio-economic approach applied to the context of Mediterranean MPAs.
  • To strengthen the socio-economic role of Mediterranean MPAs.
  • To guide MPA managers and stakeholders towards income generating activities in MPAs and surrounding territories.
  • To change the perception of decision-makers on MPAs as a natural capital investment project.
  • To guide integrated marine and coastal conservation policies in the Mediterranean.

To the extent, this document represents an interesting piece of work for MPAs programme staff, economists, scientists, decision-makers in charge of the management of marine and coastal natural resources in the Mediterranean countries that are Contracting Parties in the Barcelona Convention.

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