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Youth and Innovation for Sustainable Management of Water and Marine Resources in the Mediterranean
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January 2019 - December 2020

Project Summary

GENERAL OBJECTIVE:

  • Contributing to sustainable development in the Mediterranean, through the promotion of youth entrepreneurship, youth inclusion and socio-economic opportunities in the water and marine sectors

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES:

  • Improving the contribution of businesses run by young people (under 35) to the sustainable management of the water and marine resources in Tunisia, Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine.

MAIN ACTIVITIES:

  • Set-up of a Mediterranean network of innovation for sustainable management of water and marine resources
  • Improvement of the services provided by Innovation Support Organizations
  • Capacity building of young innovators and support to business start-up
  • Networking and awareness raising on the preservation of water and marine resources 

TYPE OF SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Establishing a Mediterranean network of innovative enterprises
  • Providing information on the preservation of water and marine coastal resources 
Source of funding : Italian Cooperation
Total budget : 1 000 000,00 €
Partners :
  • Ministry of Agriculture - Italy
  • Ministry of Agriculture - Egypt
  • Ministry of Agriculture - Lebanon
  • Ministry of Agriculture - Palestine
  • Ministry of Agriculture - Tunisia