Lebanon's Marine Protected Areas Strategy

Lebanon's Ministry of Environment and IUCN with the support of partners such as the Regional Activity Centre for Specially Protected Areas and UN Development Programme have brought forward a Marine Protected Areas Strategy aimed at achieving a healthy, productive, and biologically diverse marine environment in Lebanese waters.

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The Strategy is part of the results of the project "Supporting Management of Important Marine Habitats and Species in Lebanon" (2010-2012) which has been funded by the Organismo Autónomo Parques Nacionales (OAPN, Spain), the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) and the MAVA Foundation, to help develop of a network of MPAs and an associated monitoring programme to evaluate their management effectiveness.


Work area: 
Protected Areas
North America
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