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​In-depth s​tudies on ICM implementation​

Xiamen City opened itself to the outside world as a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in 1981. The subsequent economic upswing coupled with the rapid growth of population and urbanization demanded more jobs, food, energy and...


Considered to be Thailand's most important deep sea port with a dominant share of 70 percent of the country's sea transport volume, Laem Chabang Port (LCP) brims with potential to be a truly world-class port....


Bangkok Port is one of the three ports that have attained Port, Safety, Health and Environmental Management System (PSHEMS) Recognition from PEMSEA. Its experience in the development and implementation of its PSHEMS resulted in concrete...


ICM was initiated in Xiamen in 1994, focused on integration of science into management decisionmaking for sustainable development, improving coordination between various management sectors, public participation, integrated sea-area use management and law enforcement. Integral to...


This case study shows that CSR initiatives of the Philippine Corporate Industry are showing signs of life, compared to the preceding decade, and can be incorporated readily into public sector initiatives for the community....


Marine functional zoning reduces use conflicts, improves economic development and sustainability of use, and is thus an operational approach to sustainable development. Xiamen has experienced the benefits of ICM and has adopted it as an...


Following a series of discussions in 2006, a collaborative project with the Fishery Community, the Preah Sihanouk ICM Project and the UNDP GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) was developed to address, the degradation of resources...


In the late 1980s, Xiamen aimed to be an "SEZ (Special Economic Zone) which is economically prosperous, and has advanced science and technologies, a beautiful environment, and a high degree of social civilization, and which...


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