Marine Spatial Planning Current Affairs, GK & News
Marine spatial planning is a type of planning for sustainable use of marine resources. It is similar to land use planning and makes use of maps to enable informed decision-making. The National Centre for Coastal Research under the earth sciences ministry is to implement the Marine spatial planning project in Lakshadweep and Puducherry on a pilot basis. The project would help develop multiple economic sectors in a societally beneficial manner. The World Bank and UNEP have expressed interest in supporting the project.
The Union Ministry of Earth Science announced on March 3, 2021 that India have agreed to work in collaboration with Norway in the area of marine spatial planning of the oceanic space for next five years. Highlights The Earth Science Ministry highlighted that the first project steering committee meeting with representatives of both the counties ..