Coastal Zone Management and Marine Conservation
Venue: Breakwater Lodge
|Event Date/Time: Jun 09, 2005||End Date/Time: Jun 10, 2005|
|Early Registration Date: Jun 09, 2005|
To create a consolidation of the themes and issues surrounding Marine and Coastal Management and how best to implement these in a comprehensive strategic manner.
To ensure environmental sustainability by integrating the principles of sustainable development into local, provincial and national policies and programmes in order to reserve loss of environmental resources.
To stimulate discussion around the development of the monitoring strategy for the South African coastline, in consultation with various role-players from government, institutions and tourism.
To assist local governments, businessmen, corporations and conservation organisations to develop a strategic conservation approach towards coastal developments.
To encourage partnership-based conservation initiatives.
To highlight the need to forge community partnership to fight environmental crime and to promote marine envrionmental education in southern Africa.
To educate communities involved in eco-toursim as to the importanceof preserving our natural heritage.
This event will encourage the transfer of knowledge and skills useful to the management of inshore marine and coastal resources to community level, policy makers, planners, resource managers, community leaders and other decision-makers in southern Africa.