Draft National Coastal Policy 2006 The objective is to provide for the

Draft national coastal policy 2006 the objective is

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Draft National Coastal Policy (2006). The objective is to provide for the sustainable use of the coast for housing, tourism, recreation, ocean access, maritime industry, commercial and other activities in appropriate designated areas. The National Coastal Policy is formulated as a framework designed to direct the elaboration of: (i) the preparation of a Proclamation detailing the National Coastal Area Management and Development Directives including the Institutional Structure necessary for its implementation; (ii) Eritrea’s National Integrated Coastal Area Management Plan; and (iii) the requisite Regulatory framework necessary for the implementation of the Plan: the Coastal Management Proclamation. Programme of Action National Adaptation ( 2007) Eritrea’s NAPA has identified highest priority actions/ projects (102 adaptation projects) that are urgently needed to Adapt to climate change. It address that each priority project will need strong donor support coupled with effective local project implementation, monitoring and evaluation programmes. National Tourism Development Plan (2000- 2020) The plan document addresses with special sections for the coastal areas and the islands. This plan embedded in the context of national policies and perspectives and also reflects the objectives of National Economic Framework and Program (NEPFP). At the national level the Ministry of Tourism has planned different tourism development activities including construction of basic infrastructure and different type and size of hotels and of recreational centers. Besides, each regional/zoba has been considered separately in order to facilitate the implementation of the activities and to incorporate them into regional/zoba administration and development policies. Within this plan, for the Northern Red Sea Region/Zoba, among the many sites considered include: (i) the proposed protected areas of Buri Peninsula and of the Danakil depression for some infrastructure; and (ii) the inland, the Akwar and Mai-Wooi hot springs are of interest for developing spa health resorts. Agriculture Sector Policy (Draft) The agriculture Sector Policy aims to promote equal opportunities, market liberalization and support services to the private sector, especially to small holders and small to medium-scale commercial farmers. Specific objectives of the policy are to: (i) rehabilitate and maintain the natural resource base (including biodiversity resources) for agriculture; (ii) promote rational exploitation and PRODOC – 4816: Integrated Semenawi and Debubawi Bahri-Buri-Irrori- Hawakil Protected Area System for Conservation of Biodiversity and Mitigation of Land Degradation 79
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Policy, Strategy, or Plan Description proper management of natural resources (including biodiversity resources); (iii) stimulate private investment in agriculture to boost production; (iv) boost employment and income levels in rural areas; (v) realize food security; (vi) increase foreign exchange earnings; and (vii) increase the supply of all agricultural products to agro-industries.
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