Publication of the paper “Socio-economic tools for supporting the achievement of Good Environmental Status of Mediterranean marine waters” by Plan Bleu–UN Environment/MAP Regional Activity Center
This report has been elaborated by Plan Bleu as part of the project “Action Plans for Integrated Regional Monitoring Programmes, Coordinated Programmes of Measures and Addressing Data and Knowledge Gaps in Mediterranean Sea (ActionMed)”, funded by the European Commission and coordinated by the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (Greece).
This study aims at providing information on socio-economic characteristics such as effectiveness, costs and benefits of measures to achieve the Good Environmental Status (GES) of the Mediterranean Sea and coast. While the study focusses on the analysis of four selected regional measures, it also provides guidelines on national socio-economic assessments of measures, based on the analysis of three European national programmes of measures’ socioeconomic analyses and international best practice.
Author(s) : LAFITTE Antoine, SAUZADE Didier, TODE Lina