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Knowledge Services

PEMSEA has developed a comprehensive set of knowledge products and capacity development services focused on integrated coastal management (ICM) and port safety, health and environmental management (PSHEM), including:

  • Physical and electronic libraries with an extensive collection of coastal and ocean governance publications and thousands of titles covering ICM
  • Best practices, codes and guidelines for governance, management and State of the Coasts reporting
  • National and regional training workshops on a variety of topics including ICM, coastal-use zoning, marine spatial planning, vulnerability/risk assessment, ecosystem service valuation, ecosystem approach to fisheries management and integrated river basin and coastal area management
  • A regional network of learning centers, composed of thought leaders and marine scientists from prestigious academic institutions and research organizations, providing customized technical support and advice
  • Internships, fellowships, training-of-trainers and study tour programs

Seas of East Asia Knowledge Bank

PEMSEA has developed the Seas of East Asia Knowledge Bank (SEAKB) to strengthen the practice of ​knowledge ​sharing across different ​projects and ​stakeholders ​working towards sustainable management​ of coastal areas across East Asia​. The SEAKB is an online platform for ​local governments, development projects, investors, ​planners, ​policy makers​, ICM experts​ ​and other stakeholders to facilitate knowledge exchange, provide support services and assist in development of investment-ready projects. Th​e platform and its services aim to ​​facilitate the transformation of ​ICM ​policies into​ successful project implementation and​ tangible investments.​ ​​It includes resources for the entire ICM cycle, including:

1) An e-Library with documents, such as case studies, best practices and manuals

​2) Online tools, such as State of the Coasts reporting and investment-readiness quick assessments

3) An online directory and communities of practice for connecting with experts​

Visit the SEAKB  to learn more or contact us for more information.