IUCN-Med Projects

Mediterranean forest landscape in Morocco.

Promoting the value of key biodiversity areas through the involvement of civil society organizations in their conservation and management in North Africa

The project “Promoting the value of key biodiversity areas through the involvement of civil society organizations in their conservation and management in North Africa” is a subregional project aimed at improving the management and governance of protected areas and key biodiversity areas in the hotspot of the Mediterranean region. The project is funded by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) in the framework of its strategic direction "Improving the conservation and the protection status of 44 Key Biodiversity Areas”. This project involves four countries, namely: Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia. …   | French

05 Feb 2014 | Project description

Ecotourisme Jbel Kelti, Parc National de Talassemtane

Small initiatives for civil society organisations in North Africa

The Small Initiatives for Civil Society Organisations in North Africa (PPI-OSCAN, its acronym in French) is inspired by the Small Initiatives Programme funded by the French Global Environment Facility (FFEM, its acronym in French) in sub-Saharan Africa since 2005 with which it has a strong similarity in approach, technical content and institutional and operational procedures. The relevant authorities of these countries have given the approval to the PPI-OSCAN guidelines and have underlined that the objectives and actions to be implemented by the programme are in line with their national priorities.  | French

27 Jan 2014 | Project description


The Mediterranean Experience of Ecotourism – MEET

The Mediterranean Experience of Ecotourism (MEET) project aims to improve the sustainability and the rationalization in distribution of the tourism sector in the Mediterranean region. In the framework of cross-border cooperation within the European Neighborhood Policy Instrument (ENPI Med), under the strategic line “Promoting the sustainable tourism for the socio-economic development and enhancement of territories”, this strategic project involves 10 countries of the Mediterranean: Italy, France, Spain, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Malta, Cyprus, Greece and Tunisia. …   | French | Spanish

22 May 2013 | Project description

Mar del Alborán

Poctefex- Alborán

The Program for the Spain-External Cross-Border Co-operation Programme (POCTEFEX in French) is a European initiative, willing to promote the partnerships between Spain and Morocco, thanks to the financial support of the European Fund for Regional Development (FEDER in French). The ALBORAN project or “Common management of a natural cross-border space”, aims for promoting an harmonious development of the environment, contributing to a better structuring of the cooperation in the Alboran Sea, and promoting a sustainable management of its environment. …   | French | Spanish

10 Sep 2012 | Project description

Lebanese rocky coast

Protecting marine biodiversity in Lebanon

Supporting the Management of Important Marine Habitats and Species in Lebanon …   | French

02 May 2012 | Project description



Sustainable development of transboundary areas belonging to Natura2000 and Habitats of Common Interest between Andalucia and Morocco …   | French | Spanish

23 Apr 2012 | Project description

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Conservation of Posidonia Oceanica meadows in Andalusia coast

 Proyecto LIFE + NATURALEZA (LIFE 09/NAT/ES/00534) …   | French | Spanish

18 Feb 2012 | Project description

Medoffice, Mediterranean, Island, Plants, Mediterranean Island Plants, IUCNMed, Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation, Red List, Top50, Calendula maritima

Mediterranean Biodiversity Assessment - Phase II

Responding to gaps in knowledge in the Mediterranean region …   | French | Spanish

02 Feb 2012 | Project description

Mano de muerto (Alcyonium glomeratum)


Towards a Representative Network of Mediterranean Marine Managed Areas …   | French

02 Feb 2012 | Project description

Schematic framework of anthropogenic climate change drivers, impacts, and responses

Mediterranean Resilience in the face of climate change

 Strengthening of the social, ecological and agricultural resilience in the mediterranean ecosystems and watersheds face to global change and others factors of changes. …   | French | Spanish

22 Nov 2011 | Project description