ENhancing Socio-Ecological RESilience in Mediterranean coastal areas
The project ENSERES (ENhancing Socio-Ecological RESilience in Mediterranean coastal areas) is funded by the European Union under the Euro-Mediterranean cooperation program ENI CBC Med.
The project is led by ETC-UMA and executed in partnership with Tyre Coast Nature Reserve (TCNR), the Specially Protected Areas Regional Activity Centre (UNEP/MAP-SPA/RAC, based in Tunisia), MedCities (Mediterranean Cities Network, Spain), MedPAN (Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas Network, France), the MedSea Foundation (Italy), and the Sfax Municipal authority in Tunisia.
ENSERES will help to exchange techniques for better management knowledge across the Mediterranean shores. It will provide management tools for improving the ecological and social resilience of coastal communities in the Mediterranean area.
Project Duration: October 2021 – September 2023
Project budget: 1.099.884 €
EU contribution under the ENI CBC Med program: 989.895€
Role of TCNR
One of the pilot sites to apply the management tools ensures a sustainable socio-ecological resilience of the MPA.
Multi-lingual ENSERES Toolkit and training material for local to regional stakeholders
Tools transferred and adopted by users in cities and marine protected areas
Management tools included in regional strategies
Extended Mediterranean Biodiversity Knowledge Platform
Team Working in TCNR
Mr. Hassan DBOUK
Dr. Ali BADREDDINE
Ms. Nabigha DAKIK
Ms. Aya Salih