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11/06/2020 - ZOOM -  

Webinar on the Local Ecological Knowledge (LEK)    

click to open relative textThe live webinar on "Local Ecological Knowledge" (LEK) was organized by the four FAO Mediterranean Projects, AdriaMed CopeMed, EastMed and MedSudMed on 11th June 2020 via ZOOM. The webinar was organized with the cooperation of the MPA-ENGAGE project ‘Engaging Mediterranean key actors in Ecosystem Approach to manage Marine Protected Areas (MPA) to face Climate change’. Mr Joaquim Garrabou ICM-CSIC, Barcelona Spain acted as moderator and Mr Ernesto Azzurro IRBIM-CNR, Italy as main speaker. The webinar focused on approaches and methods to engage local experts, such as fishers and divers, and value their knowledge for scientific studies Local Ecological Knowledge (LEK) is generating new grounds for marine research, while stimulating awareness among marine services users and education (CBD articles 7 and 13). More than 80 experts from 14 Mediterranean countries participated in the event.        



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