Implementation of the Benguela Current LME Strategic Action Program for Restoring Depleted Fisheries and Reducing Coastal Resources Degradation

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Project ID

GEF project ID 3305 UNDP PMIS ID 3849

Project Title

Implementation of the Benguela Current LME Strategic Action Program for Restoring Depleted Fisheries and Reducing Coastal Resources Degradation

Type

Focus Areas

Geographic Scope

Lead Organization(s)

Project Partners

Financing

Total: $6,700,400; GEF allocation $5,448,000;

Sources of Financing: Global Environment Facility (GEF)

Timeframe

2007 - 2009

Status

Ongoing

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Description

The Objective of this second phase of the BCLME Programme will be to deliver the following outcomes that reflect BCLME SAP implementation requirements and recommendations: -Strengthening the institutional capacity and effectiveness of the regional Benguela Current Commission -Negotiating and securing an agreed and appropriate BCLME Treaty to support the BCC -National Level Implementation of the BCLME SAP (through appropriate Policy, Legislative and Management Reforms) which are extended to the community level through the support of partners such as D-LIST -Securing Sustainable Capacity for Long-Term Maintenance of the LME Management Components -Overall Capture and Transfer of Knowledge Products and Best Practices, and Information Networking through cooperation and coordination with GEF/IW:LEARN

Expected Outcomes

Outcome 1: A Benguela Current Commission Infrastructure and Associated Treaty

Outcome 2: National Level Policy and Management Reforms

Outcome 3: Sustainable Capacity for LME Management

Outcome 4: Capture and Networking of Knowledge and Best Practices

Achievements: Results and Impact

Lessons for Replication

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References

See also

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  3. Environmental protection and sustainable management of the Okavango River Basin
  4. Combating Living Resource depletion and coastal area degradation in the Guinea Current LME through ecosystem-based regional actions
  5. Building Partnerships to Assist Developing Countries to Reduce the Transfer fo Harmful Aquatic Organisms in Ship's Ballast Water (GloBallast Partnerships)
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  2. Environmental protection and sustainable management of the Okavango River Basin
  3. Development and adoption of a Strategic Action Program for balancing water uses and sustainable natural resource management in the Orange-Senqu river transboundary basin.
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  3. Sustaining the Right to Water in South Africa
  4. South Africa: law, practice and contestation
  5. Sharing the Incomati Waters: Cooperation and Competition in the Balance
  6. Development and adoption of a Strategic Action Program for balancing water uses and sustainable natural resource management in the Orange-Senqu river transboundary basin.
  7. Agulhas and Somali Current Large Marine Ecosystem (ASCLME) Project

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