Libyan marine protected areas practitioners attended training in Turkey

01 Mar 2013


Stakeholder Training for the representatives of state marine protected areas institutions from Libya was organized in Muğla-Akyaka on February in coordination with WWF-Mediterranean and NOAA.

New Horizons - The training was held with the support of the “Strengthening the System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Turkey Project”.

Worldwide success was shared

16 participants from Libya, 1 from the USA, 2 from Italy and 15 from Turkey attended to the training.

The successful results, which were achieved by the project and appreciated by the related circles in the world scale, were also shared in the training.

The views were exchanged about the similar problems and phases in terms of the marine coastal areas in the participants’ countries.

Gökova SEPA was visited

Following the presentation about the Gökova Special Environmental Protection Area (SEPA) the participants visited Akyaka Fisheries Cooperative to share experinces.

Furthermore, through a site visit Gökova SEPA was introduced to the Libyan specialists.


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