December 31, 2002

Project Description: Medcoastland is a thematic network project funded by the European Commission (EC), within the 5th framework program for the international cooperation with Mediterranean countries (INCO-MED), aiming at the Mediterranean coordination and dissemination of land conservation management to combat land degradation for the sustainable use of natural resources in the Mediterranean coastal zones.The overall objective of MEDCOASTLAND is to contribute to sustainable development, planning and management of natural resources in Mediterranean coastal areas, with particular regard to Land and Soil Degradation and Conservation Management.


Funding Agencies

  • European Union

Partner Agencies

  • (CIHEAM-NRD-JRC) ) – Italy
  • CNRS – Lebanon
  • Alex. Univ
  • NARSS-Egypt
  • UOJ – Jordan
  • MA – Tunisia
  • (FCCOSOM, UM) -Malta
  • IAV - Morocco
  • HassanII – Morocco


Division : Environmental Studies and Land use
Prof       : Prof.Dr.Abd-Alla Gad Abd-Alla Gad