Community-based Mangrove Rehabilitation and Ecotourism Development and Management in the Red Sea Coast, Egypt

Cabahug, D. M.

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The community-based approach of mangrove rehabilitation and ecotourism enterprises should include the following components/activities: 1. awareness creation and social mobilization through a social marketing strategy; 2. capacity building of the local people as partners in mangrove rehabilitation and ecotourism; 3. liaison and networking by creating and institutionalizing a national coordinating agency or committee; and 4. capacity building of the technical staff of involved agencies to strengthen their social, technical and organizational knowledge and skills in implementing community- based mangrove projects.

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Technical Document

Ministry of State for Environment