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1 SMAP III Project Tunisia Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) strategies for the Kroumirie & Mogods Region and Grand Sfax Municipality in Tunisia Sevilla, Mars 21-24 2007 5th European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns Integrated Management Strategies of Coastal Areas of the South of Sfax city (Tunisia) of the South of Sfax city (Tunisia) Sfax University; Laboratory of research: Water, Energy and Environment National Engineering School at Sfax (ENIS); National Engineering School at Sfax (ENIS); BP ‘w’ 3038 BP ‘w’ 3038 Sfax – Tunisia e mail: Monem KALLEL

2 Project Partners Sfax Municipalities Sfax University Taparura Public Society WWF Mediterranean Programme Office Medcties Agency for the Protection and Management of Coasts - APAL UNDP is only co-financier

3 The project aims at identifying the priority actions required to promote the sustainable and integrated use of the coastal and marine resources in Tunisia taking into account local and national stakeholders’ interests and needs, the socio-economic constraints, and opportunities of the coast areas, as well as the complex land-sea ecosystem inter-relationships.

4 Project Objective The elaboration a participatory and concerted integrated coastal zone management (ICZM) plans of action for the region of Grand Sfax (Tunisia), to be used as a model for the development of a national integrated coastal management plan

5 The following organizations will assist the project staff and facilitate the implementation of the project: 7 Municipalities of Grand Sfax Ministry of Interior and local development of Tunisa Ministry of Environment and sustainable development of Tunisa and all its major agencies: ANPE, ONAS, APAL and CITET Ministry of Development and International Cooperation of Tunisa Ministry of Equipment, habitat and land management of Tunisa, within the Projet TAPARURA (SEACNVS) Gouvernorates of Sfax National Federation of the Tunisan Cities (Fédération Nationale des Villes Tunisiennes) Tunisian Association of Urbanists (Association Tunisienne des Urbanistes) Radio Sfax National organizations and ONGs: UTICA – UTAP - Chambres de commerces de Sfax – UNFT - Conseil de l’ordre des Ingénieurs - Conseil de l’ordre des Architectes – AA Oiseaux – AA Thyna – APNES.

6 How these relate to Tunisia issues and needs 1992 - Annual National Report on the State of the Environment - Plan of Action for the management of the coastal areas 1995 - Agency for the Protection and Management of Coasts – APAL - National Agenda 21 Sustainable Development Tunisia is party to the Barcelona Convention and is committed to develop a national strategy for ICZM according to the ICZM Protocol Need for: technical expertise on ICZM planning and implementation inclusion of sustainable development concepts into policies, plans of action and programs of sectoral development legal framework, particularly for coastal and marine protected areas participatory process and concerted decision making process

7 Project sites: Grand Sfax Municipalities SFAX Municipalities Kerkennah archipelago

8 Previous experiences in the GS pilot area: «Programme d’Aménagement Côtier de la zone de SFAX » (PAC-Sfax) (1995-2000); «Analyse systémique et prospective. Rapport phase I » and studies on fisheries, phosphate and oil production – UNEP MAP “Sustainable Development Strategy of Grand Sfax” Med’Act 2 – Medcities/ Rome 2002/2004

9 Humide Zone Natural Advantages

10 Contrains and Threats !!!! Limit green spaces And leisure spaces Limit water Resources Pollution (Atmos, water, Solid….) Degradation of coast line With important Industrial activities Urban Development non controlled Difficult Circulation Coast line (85% of employments)

11 GIS Users Administrator Attribute data InformaticsEquipment Spacialdata Software


13 Distribution of land use in the Sfax city

14 Risq synthesis based on the zonal distribution of natural and anthropogenic aerosol




18 Olive Oil Wastewaters

19 Urban solid waste and phosphogypsum

20 Salt mines of Thyna: 1500 ha (13 km), 330 000 t/year

21 Main ICZM issues: GS Municipality A new territorial planning of the southern coast of Grand Sfax:  Progressive de-contamination of the SIAPE industrial site (phosphate) and other industrial sites in Sidi Salem and along the road of Gabès  Rehabilitation of the salt mines and of the municipal landfill  Establishment of a natural park in Thyna wetlands  Promotion of the Local Agenda 21 in Kerkennah archipelago  Rehabilitation of the archaeological site of Thyna  Sustainable recreation, tourism and fisheries management Priority actions will be included in the XI Development Plan of the Grand Sfax Municipality (2007-2011)

22 Work program and milestones of the project ICZM planning phases: Preparatory phase – Jan-March 2006 WORK PLAN, GOVERNANCE & PARTICIPATORY PROCESS Assessment phase – March-Dec 2006 COASTAL PROFILES Analysis, forecasting and strategy formulation – Jan-Aug 2007 ALTERNATIVE DEVELOPMENT SCENARIOS Monitoring and evaluation – 2007-2008 MONITORING AND EVALUATION PROTOCOL ICZM Planning – Aug-Dec 2007 Comprehensive and participated ICZM PLANS OF ACTION, specifically tailored to the needs and potentials of the coastal area concerned

23 Work program and milestones of the project Stakeholders prepared to the ground implementation of ICAM plans of action Participatory process and public awareness raising: Stakeholders analysis Sharing projects aims/results through meetings/workshops Capacity building and training on ICAM and other issues Visibility / public awareness activities

24 KROUMIRIE & MOGODS Project Sub-coordinator Project Coordinator Administration Unit Communication Unit WWF Mediterranean Programme Office Rome, Italy Medcities office Barcelona, Spain Working Group Local Coordination Unit WWF - Panda Service GRAND SFAX Local Coordination Unit Administration Unit Working Group Steering Committee Grand Sfax Steering Committee K&M Project Steering Committee WWF MedPO, Medcities, APAL, UNDP, Sfax Municipality, TAPARURA Public Society Sfax University APAL Project Director APAL SMAP III Focal Point Assistant

25 Thank you

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