Enseres Project

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 information

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.

Expected results

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

Project Manager



Ms. Nabigha DAKIK


Ms. Aya Salih


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