Coastal Policy

Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM)

Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) is a tool for implementing sustainable development in coastal areas. A continuous and dynamic process that unites government and community, science and management, sectoral and public interests for preparing and implementing an integrated plan for the protection and development of coastal systems and resources. The objective of ICZM is to establish sustainable levels of economic and social activity in our coastal areas while protecting the coastal environment. ICZM seeks to reconcile the different policies that have an effect on the coast whilst bringing together stakeholders to inform, support and implement these policies.

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In 2014, 1 374 602 tourists visited the country, with Swakopmund and the surrounding coastline becoming the most-visited location in Namibia, surpassing the Etosha National...

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