11 Oct 2017 Story Oceans & seas

Final conference of coastal area management programme - Italy

The Coastal Area Management Program for Italy (CAMP Italy) held its final conference in Rome, closing a two-year project implemented in three Italian regions, namely Emilia-Romagna, Sardinia and Tuscany. Launched in Italy in 2014, CAMP Italy focused on three main themes: planning of marine and coastal areas; protection, preservation and restoration of coastal and marine habitats; sustainability of socio-economic stress on the coastal zone. the three regions developed strategies and procedures for the rational use of coastal and marine resources and the environmental protection, with the objective of identifying and operatively testing methodologies, instruments and best practices for sustainable development of the coast and valorization of the Italian historical heritage and landscape.

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