Lessons learned from successes and failures of integrated coastal management initiatives : summary proceedings of the International Workshop on Integrated Coastal Management in Tropical Developing

Author(s): 
GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme for the Prevention and Management of Marine Pollution in the East Asian Seas (MPP-EAS)
Year: 
1996
Location: 
Global
Type of Resource: 
Best Practice / Lessons Learned
Despite the priority attention given to ICM, very little information on lessons learned from past experiences has been systematically compiled and analyzed. To help fill this information gap, the International Workshop on Integrated Coastal Management in Tropical Developing Countries: Lessons Learned from Successes and Failures was conducted. The workshop, held in Xiamen, People's Republic of China, from May 24-28, 1996, brought together many of the world's leading experts on ICM, some of whom are pioneers on the ICM concept; members of international organizations promoting ICM; and novice practitioners. This publication contains the summary of the working sessions. More importantly, it contains the report of the main findings of the workshops, that is, "Enhancing the Success of Integrated Coastal Management: Good Practices for the Formulation, Design and Implementation of Integrated Coastal Management," based on the contributions of the participants.