Time-frame: 01/2016 - 12/2020
Initiated in March 1999 under the Prime Minister’s decision, IFRECOR is placed under the co-presidency of the ministers in charge of ecology and overseas territories, respectively. Its innovative governance is built on the objective to gather all the overseas reef territories and actors concerned by reef ecosystems, nationally and locally. It has the support of a national committee and a network of 9 local ones.
The main partners of the initiative are the 9 French overseas which have coral reefs: New Caledonia, French Polynesia and Wallis and Futuna in the Pacific ocean; Guadeloupe and St Martin, Martinique and St Barthlemy in the Caribbean; Reunion Island, Mayotte and the Iles Eparses in the Indian Ocean.
The other partners are members of the national committee: parliamentarians, Ministries, scientific organizations working on coral reefs (IRD, IFREMER, CNRS), more technical ones (CERL), socio-professional organizations (FFESSM, fishermen organizations) and NGOs (WWF, IUCN, FNE, SNPN).
- Indian Ocean
- North Atlantic
- South Pacific
The populations of the 9 French overseas territories mentioned above at the level of the partners.
Antoine PEBAYLE, Chargé de mission « Biodiversité marine et Récifs Coralliens », firstname.lastname@example.org, +33 (0)184.108.40.206.12
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