Integrating Climate Change into the ICZM planning process - Designing the Future
||Analysis and Futures||
||Setting the Vision||
||Designing the Future||
||Realising the Vision||
Formulating ICZM strategies, Plans and Programmes
At this stage, plans, strategies and programmes will now have specific climate related elements. These will include measures related to sea level rise, such as sea defences, changes in land use regulations etc., as well as measures derived in the areas of agriculture, health, water and ecosystems, mostly in conjunction with national policies in these areas. Specific to climate change will be issues relating to funding. External funds should be available from the Global Adaptation Fund, which is being set up and which will set out some guidelines for the documentation that needs to be provided for projects that are requesting funding. Much of the information recommended here to be collected as part of the ICZM should be of great value in preparing such proposals, although further data may be required. As the term indicates, this is an activity for the plan stage, although the strategy will have identified the preferred “trajectory”, along with the elements that have to be included within it.
Establishing Management structure
This stage consist in setting up the inter-sectoral management, facilitation and consultation structures for the long-term, post-plan period, ultimately having impact on the coastal governance performance. Solutions developed since the Stage 1.3. Defining the governance context through the strategy or plan formulation now should be reconsidered in a view of long-term, permanent solutions for the integration over sectors.
At this stage the indicators identified in Section 3.3 have to be estimated and the first set provided. Then as the plan is implemented, changes in the indicators need to be estimated as well. This need not be done too frequently, as the indicators will not change that easily. For the climate indicators, calculations at 5 year intervals should be acceptable.
The estimation of the indicators is carried out as part of the implementation of the plan.
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