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MARIAS Project

“The Project “Addressing Invasive Alien Species Threats at Key Marine Biodiversity Areas” or shortly “Marine Invasive Alien Species Project” is implemented by the General Directorate of Nature Conservation and National Parks of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with funding from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to “enhance the resilience of marine and coastal ecosystems through strengthened capacities and investment in prevention, detection, control and management of invasive alien species.”.

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WHAT ARE THE THREATS IN SEAS?

MARINE INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES

PROJECT NEWS

Marine Invasive Alien Species Project Biosecurity and Quarantine Mechanisms Guidelines Promotion and Training Meetings for 3 target groups (Recreational Yachting, Diving and Aquarium) were held in Ankara on 03-04 March 2022

The trainings were realized between 03-05 November 2021 in Antalya with participation of UNDP, GDNCP, Turkish Coast Guard, NGOs and Local communities at the pilot sites, fishermen, Central Union of Fisheries Cooperatives, Divers-Diving School Representatives, Marine Transport Sector, Women Fishing Association, aimed to increase knowledge and awareness on Invasive Alien Species (IAS) threats, impacts, mitigation measures and best practices.

Marine Invasive Alien Species Project Biosecurity and Quarantine Mechanisms Guidelines Promotion and Training Meetings for 3 target groups (Recreational Yachting, Diving and Aquarium) were held in Ankara on 03-04 March 2022

Marine Invasive Alien Species Project, Awareness Raising Trainings for 3 target group (Fishers, Divers and Marine Transport Sector) were held on 03-04-05 November 2021, Antalya

The trainings were realized between 03-05 November 2021 in Antalya with participation of UNDP, GDNCP, Turkish Coast Guard, NGOs and Local communities at the pilot sites, fishermen, Central Union of Fisheries Cooperatives, Divers-Diving School Representatives, Marine Transport Sector, Women Fishing Association, aimed to increase knowledge and awareness on Invasive Alien Species (IAS) threats, impacts, mitigation measures and best practices.

Marine Invasive Alien Species Project, Awareness Raising Trainings for 3 target group (Fishers, Divers and Marine Transport Sector) were held on 03-04-05 November 2021, Antalya

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T.R. MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY

T.R. MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY
DKMP

GEF

GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT FACILITY

UNDP Türkiye

UNDP TURKEY

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