Modern Tools for the conseRvation of coastal envIronment and DevElopmeNt of appropriate straTegies for ICZM

Thematic objective: B.4 Environmental protection, climate change adaptation and mitigation
Priority: Priority B.4.4 Incorporate the Ecosystem-Based management approach to ICZM into local development planning, through the improvement of intra-territorial coordination among different stakeholders
Brief description of the project: The project aims to maintain biodiversity and natural ecosystems through strengthening the management and networking of sensitive coastal areas. More precisely it targets to facilitate operations of the Official Bodies responsible for integrated coastal management to enhance their knowledge on environmental safety matters and support the adoption of planning policies for monitoring, preventing and mitigating pressures on the marine/coastal environment and especially sensitive coastal areas.
Main objectives – issues to be addressed: The proposed project will benefit people in coastal areas informing them that preservation of ecosystem services is prerequisite for their quality of life and health, stakeholders performing economic activities in coast (tourism, aquaculture and fisheries), local/national authorities supported to respond to marine pollution incidents, Academia and SMEs.
Expected results: The main benefit from the project is related to: (i) the exchanged knowledge and expertise in field of its primary activities, (ii) the opportunity to have synergic collaborations with the stakeholders to make operative the research activities and (iii) to collaborate with SME and enterprise to foster new developments and tools.
Partners already involved: 2 partners from Greece (NGO and academic research institution), 1 partner from Italy (Research Institution) and 1 partner from Tunisia (Research Institution)
Partners searched: Public Bodies, institutions and organizations preferably with relative expertise in coastal management and established at eligible coastal areas in Europe as well as from Jordan, Palestine, Tunisia.
Total estimated budget: 2.500.000€ under-consideration depending from the final consortium
First name: Theodor
Last name: Alexandrou
Name of the organisation: Institute of Entrepreneurship Development
Type of organisation: NGO
City: Larissa
Country: Greece
Email: info@ied.eu
Phone number: 00302410626943
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Website: http://www.ied.eu