The CASE is characterised by a fluvio-marine delta, a low lying coast with lagoon and wetlands (Idku and El- Brulus), its coastal length is about 180 km. The Delta is composed of 7 main administrative units (Governorates). Almost 14 million person residents are situated at the narrow strip around the Nile River. Prevailing land/sea uses are: agriculture tourism, fisheries, industry, maritime and Oil and gas exploration.
Main coastal issues
- Climate change effects such as erosion
- Land use
- To develop adaptation strategies to climate change
- To increase fishermen well-being
- To develop planning options for decision makers
Plans-strategic vision-strategy and organisational design, with respect to:
- adaptation policy
- support of local communities in designing-implementing local development plans with particular reference to fishery and mariculture.
Tools foreseen to be developed and used
Indicators - LEAC - Scenarios - Participatory methods
LEAC - Scenarios - Participatory methods
Susan Kholeif - National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries - Suzan_Kholeif@yahoo.com
Elaboration: Stefano Soriani, Fabrizia Buono, Monica Camuffo, Marco Tonino, University Ca’ Foscari of Venice.