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Coastal zoning

Coastal zoning

  • Institut de recherche pour le développement

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    Organisation
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    France
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    Network Member

    IRD - Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (Research Institute for Development) - is a research organization based in France that is working with its partners in the South to address international development issues. Improving health, understanding social changes, and protecting the environment are the main pillars of its work towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). IRD work includes interdisciplinary scientific research, capacity building and nurturing innovation in more than fifty countries worldwide. 

  • Sea & River Technology

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    South Korea
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    Network Member

    Sea & River Technology (S&R) has participated in development projects of major harbours, ports and designing measures for coastal erosion areas in Korea such as coastal defense facilities. S&R has taken part in different overseas projects related to ports and coastal power plants.

  • 13% of CTCN Technical Assistance Requests - from South-East Asia

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    The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) National Designated Entity (NDE) for Thailand, Mr. Surachai Sathitkunarat, organized a national meeting of stakeholders to raise awareness of opportunities to utilise the services of the UN’s global network for climate technology solutions - the CTCN.

  • Study: The Role of Technical Assistance in Mobilizing Climate Finance – Insights From GIZ Programs

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    CTCN Consortium Partner Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)  together with Climate Policy Initiative prepared the study on the role of technical assistance and how such assistance may help mobilize investment for climate change.

    The document can be downloaded here:

    http://climatepolicyinitiative.org/publication/the-role-of-technical-as… 

  • Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems

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    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Germany
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    Network Member
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    Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE is a research and development organization established in 2009. The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE is committed to promoting sustainable, economic, safe and socially just energy supply systems based on renewable energies. Its research provides the technological foundations for supplying energy efficiently and on an environmentally sound basis in industrialized, threshold and developing countries throughout the world.

  • Zoning and land development limitations

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    Description

    Zoning and land development limitation is a management based adaptation approach that aims to minimize flood impacts on people and infrastructure. This approach divides urban areas into zones with varying degrees of development restrictions depending on flood-risk level. Construction or reconstruction is often prohibited in high-risk areas, for example floodplains, while in other areas

  • CETEC SL 

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    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Spain
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    Network Member
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    CETEC is an international consultancy firm with more than 38 years of experience. CETEC is a company specialised in technical assistance, design and engineering solutions in infrastructure, water, energy and coastal projects. CETEC has presence in Spain and Ecuador

  • Coastal setbacks

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    To access the full technology description, please refer to the Document link above

    Summary:

    Coastal setbacks are a prescribed distance to a coastal feature, such as a line of permanent vegetation, within which all or certain types of development are prohibited (Cambers 1998). A setback may dictate a minimum distance from the shoreline for new buildings or infrastructure facilities, or may require a minimum elevation above sea level for development. Elevation setbacks are used to adapt to coastal flooding, while lateral setbacks address coastal erosion.

  • Coastal zoning

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    To access the full technology description, please refer to the Document link above

    Summary:

    Coastal zoning is the division of coastal areas into zones that can be assigned different purposes and user restrictions. It allows multiple users to benefit from a coastal area under a broader sustainable management strategy. Coastal zoning schemes can constitute the regulatory and planning framework for other management options.