Marine and Coastal Management Programme Activities in Tyre

09 January 2014 | Article
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Pierre Haddad hosting the Marine and Coastal Management Programme Manager, on his talk show Akhdar Mesh Yabes on MBS radio on the 19th of December 2013. 

The one hour talk-show highlighted IUCN’s vision in conserving the marine and coastal areas in West Asia and the processes that IUCN follows in conserving nature.

It focused on the main objectives of Sustainable fisheries management for improved livelihoods of the coastal fishing community in Tyre (South Lebanon), which is implemented by IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) and funded by DROSOS Foundation.

The manager talked about the importance of sustainable fisheries management for improving the ecological and economical situations on the Lebanese shores. He focused on how to improve the livelihoods of the coastal fishing community in Tyre by providing alternative income generating activities for them.

The project aims to train the community on fish labeling, short and long term freezing and other things in order to improve their livelihoods especially in the months of fishing ban.

This interview introduced the aforementioned project and its activities to the public.

For more information about the Marine and Coastal Management Programme and its achievements, kindly contact:
Ziad Samaha – Programme Manager of the Marine and Coastal Management Programme.
Ziad.Samaha@iucn.org


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