Strengthening Capacities in Coastal Spatial Planning

By: Reynaldo F. Molina

Organisation: Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia (COBSEA)

Location: Asia | Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam

Published: 03 August 2015

Photo: Workshop in Thailand © COBSEA

Summary: The solution aims at sustainable development in coastal areas of the East Asian Seas region by reducing and preventing impacts of natural disasters, climate change and sea level rise. It provides references and capacity building for national and local authorities in coastal and marine spatial planning. National adaptation activities and best practices for capacity building and field application tailored to needs and priorities of each country are provided.

To share the wealth of global knowledge on the  aspects of Integrated Ocean Management (IOM) with the 22 countries of the Abidjan Convention’s region, the Mami Wata project takes advantage of existing IOM solutions that have been successfully implemented already. The Blue Solutions presented here are part of and featured on the Marine and Coastal Solutions Portal on the PANORAMA platform. These solutions are being contributed by a broad range of providers from across the planet.