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Final Report Summary - ECOST (Ecosystems, societies, consilience, precautionary principle: development of an assessment method of the societal cost for best fishing practices and efficient public poli
The main aim of the ECOST project was to develop a new approach to assess the societal cost of fishing activities and fishing policies. By societal cost we mean all costs linked to fishing activities: these may be ecological (alteration of the capacity of a system), economic (...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 52965
Last updated on: 2011-12-23
Final Report Summary - WASTENET (Multilateral Network to promote research on sustainable solid waste Management for INCO target countries)
Solid waste management is often perplexed in low and middle income countries due to increasing waste quantities, unknown amount of hazardous waste and lack of infrastructure for proper management practices. Untreated waste has severe environmental and social impacts...
Programme: FP6-SUSTDEV
Record Number: 47825
Last updated on: 2011-04-14
Final Report Summary - SPEAR (Sustainable options for people, catchment and aquatic resources)
The main objective of the SPEAR project was to develop and test a structurally integrated conceptual framework for the interpretation of coastal zone structure and dynamics within areas where communities depended primarily upon marine resources. More specifically, the objec...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 51925
Last updated on: 2011-04-14
Final Report Summary - TRANSMAP (Transboundary networks of marine protected areas for integrated conservation and sustainable development: biophysical, socio-economic and governance assessment ...)
The need for improved conservation of marine and coastal biodiversity emerges in multiple international directives and conventions. However, the proportion of the world's coastline that is protected within reserves remains much lower than that of the land surface. In this c...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 51928
Last updated on: 2011-04-14
Final Report Summary - TBTIMPACTS (Assessing impacts of TBT on multiple coastal uses)
Antifouling paints are applied on hulls of ships and boats to control growth of fouling organisms and to reduce their deleterious effects. Tributyltin (TBT) paints replaced copper-based products because of their superior performance in terms of efficacy and duration. However, ...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 51714
Last updated on: 2011-04-14
Final Report Summary - PUMPSEA (Peri-urban mangroves forests as filters and potential phytoremediators of domestic sewage in East Africa)
The PUMPSEA project addressed the worldwide threat of domestic wastewater discharge to sustainable coastal development, which was identified as a critical issue by the Johannesburg World Summit for Sustainable Development, the European Union's Water Initiative and the African ...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 51929
Last updated on: 2011-04-14
Final Report Summary - CENSOR (Climate variability and El Nino southern oscillation: Implications for natural coastal resources and management)
The CENSOR project analysed the effects of the El Nino southern oscillation (ENSO) on near-shore coastal environments and the related socioeconomic aspects along the Pacific South America. Previous research initiatives had demonstrated that the sustainable management of coasta...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 51933
Last updated on: 2011-04-14
Final Report Summary - ECOMANAGE (Integrated Ecological Coastal Zone Management System)
Human activities such as tourism, industrial and urban development and fisheries’ construction were rapidly expanded on coastal and estuarine areas during the past, imposing pressures on the ecosystems and complicating the sustainable management of the impacted areas. Recent e...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 47746
Last updated on: 2011-04-14
Final Report Summary - CROSCOG (Cross Sectoral Commons Governance in Southern Africa)
The commons is a general term for shared resources in which each stakeholder has an equal interest. Many Southern African natural resources are legally recognised as commons and the focus of the CROSCOG was sharing research on the governance of the commons in that region. The ...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 49619
Last updated on: 2011-04-14
Final Report Summary - BOMOSA (Integrating BOMOSA cage fish farming systems in reservoirs, ponds and temporary water bodies in Eastern Africa)
The BOMOSA project examined the economic viability, social acceptance and necessary institutional environment of an existing, technically feasible, relatively simple fish farming technology which aimed to integrate agriculture with aquaculture in East Africa. In that way addit...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 47138
Last updated on: 2011-04-14
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