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The Côte Bleue Marine Park: a success story in co-construction with small scale fisheries for 35 years

Posted Tuesday 29 September 2020
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The Côte Bleue Marine Park was created in 1983 on the basis of an experimental cooperation between local public authorities and professional small scale fishermen to implement a programme for the sustainable development of fishing activity and protection of the marine environment.

The Park is a local initiative and was founded through a “bottom-up” approach, based on a strong process of dialogue with fishermen.

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Images Credit:

Image 1: (C) Jean François SYS_IUCN

Image 2: (C) J. Harmelin

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