||MECO PROJECT BASES FOR THE INTEGRATED
OF MEDITERRANEAN SENSITIVE
METHODOLOGY and ONGOING ACTIVITIES
Task 3 – SOCIO-ECONOMIC WORK
To monitor and assess socio-economic activities, with specific reference
to tourism, on a sample of beaches in order to provide information to enable
the correlation of activity and management practices with biological
activity and diversity
Clarify spatial & temporal frameworks at sites;
Finalise research design and methodologies.
- Economic and developmental characteristics and activity;
Carry out audits to establish baseline data on:
- Socio-cultural characteristics, and values of coastal area;
- Human use of coastal resources and management;
- Tourism activity and management;
Familiarisation with wider coastal area.
Carry out stakeholder analysis;
Identify resource use conflicts and environmental impacts;
Identify constraints on, and potentials for, development;
Carry out market assessment for tourism development;
Consider need for comparative research.
Identify strategies for sustainable development
Produce range of indicators