SwitchMed - Switching to more sustainable consumption and production in the Mediterranean

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Project duration

2012-2018

Budget

€20 million

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Project Website

Mediterranean fishermen / SwitchMed
Mediterranean fishermen / SwitchMed

Brief Description

Promotes the shift of Southern Mediterranean economies towards sustainable consumption and production patterns and a green economy Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, occupied Palestinian territory, Syria and Tunisia

Actions in brief

  • Supports partner countries in creating an enabling environment for SCP through the participatory development and approval of SCP national action plans;
  • Selects and implements demonstration and replication projects, piloting and scaling up successful SCP practices in the Mediterranean, in close co-ordination with the policy component;
  • Creates and runs of a network facility, in charge of promoting the exchange and diffusion of project experiences and impacts, and supporting the dialogue between the policy and the demonstration component. 
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