Submitted by: APREC Coastal Ecosystems
Implemented country: Brazil
Title: CULTIMAR project
The experience in Teaching & Research projects, partnerships at national and international levels, largely contribute to the action plain for achieve the project goals, to formation of environmental specialists, and others CULTIMAR™ activities: To develop and harmonize communities’ integration with environment, promoting sustainable use of natural resources; To qualify students, fishermen, teachers, students and community stakeholders with CULTIMAR™ project activities; To contribute for employment and income increase of communities; To supply concise information adapted to communities reality about ecological concepts, applying to aquatic cultures and ecotourism; To develop educational and informational activities addressed for schools, colleges and post graduation programs. Linked to the Guanabara Baykeeper Program (partnership with Waterkeeper Alliance (http://www.waterkeeper.org/), and which was developed by the Brazilian Chapter of the international Red ProPlayas, a regional network of experts on integrated management of beaches (http://es.groups.yahoo.com/group/RedProPlayas/).