Connecting knowledge to action for the integrated management of the coastal area of the Rio de la Plata

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Project ID

Project Title

Connecting knowledge to action for the integrated management of the coastal area of the Rio de la Plata

Type

Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)

Focus Areas

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Project Partners

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Financing

Total: $780,060;

Sources of Financing: $570,060 (IDRC); $210,000 Government of Uruguay

Timeframe

2006 - 2009

Status

Ongoing

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Description

The project will promote the consolidation of a model of governance for the Integrated Management of Coastal Zone (ICM) in Uruguay. To do so will encourage a model of participatory and adaptive management, based on scientific research and training institutions and local actors to make use of knowledge in the design and implementation of policies and actions. Moreover it will promote support to government actors and civil society in the generation and use of knowledge as instruments of decision-making process on coastal management. The 2006-2009 phase will facilitate the incorporation of new institutions at in the best direction and execution of the program. It also will involve national and international external partners in the search for creative and practical solutions. Throughtout, the project will undertake actions that promote sustainable use of natural resources and environmental protection.

Expected Outcomes

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References

See also

  1. Reducing and preventing land-based pollution in the Rio de la Plata/Maritime Front through implementation of the FrePlata Strategic Action Programme
  2. Implementing pilot climate change adaptation measures in coastal areas of Uruguay
  3. Design, construction and participatory monitoring of selective fishing gear, Uruguay
  4. Creating a Protected Area and a linear park in the franchise area of Bella Union, Uruguay

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