Environment and development
in coastal regions and in small islands

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(versión español)

A platform for action

for the sustainable management of mangroves in the Gulf of Fonseca

Center for Environmental and Social Studies on Sustainable Development (CEASDES)
Committee for the Defense of the Flora and Fauna of the Gulf of Fonseca (CODDEFFAGOLF)
International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

Manuel Benítez, Melany Machado, Maritza Erazo,
Julio Aguilar, Amilda Campos, Guadalupe Durón,
Claudia Aburto, Reinaldo Chanchan, and Sarah Gammage

Photos Sarah Gammage

(November 2000)

Action 1 Harmonize Resource Use among Different interest Groups      
Action 2 Alleviate Poverty to Reduce Environmental Degradation      
Action 3 Bring Women and Communities into Decisionmaking      
Action 4 Strengthen Institutions and Define Appropriate Rules and Regulations      
Action 5 Foster International Collaboration      
Action 6 Collect Data on Key Indicators      



The authors would like to thank Denise Stanley, Gunars Platais, Eric Ross, Caro Mendez, Dipasis Bhadra, Nata Duvury, Mary Rojas, and Geeta Rao Gupta for their comments and observations on the research papers and earlier drafts of the platform. The production of this platform would not have been possible without the meticulous research assistance provided by Ana Pieczanski, Aysa Saleh Ramírez, and Guadalupe Durón. Thanks also to the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for their financial support under the Population, Consumption, and Environment Initiative, and to the United States Agency for International Development and the Overseas Development Administration for their research grants.

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International Center for Research on Women
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