Assegnazione di Zone Marine per l'Acquacoltura (AZA). Guida Tecnica.
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This Technical Guide, drafted by ISPRA for the General direction of fisheries and aquaculture of the Ministry of Agriculture, is a practical tool to facilitate the understanding of the processes for the identification and allocation of marine areas to aquaculture as well as to facilitate the identification and selection of new sites taking into account existing constraints, multiple pressures, maritime uses, the state of the marine environment and the carrying capacity of marine ecosystems. It provides advanced knowledge and tools to Regions and coastal municipalities to support the decision-making process for planning new zones for aquaculture development and to integrate Allocated Zones for Aquaculture (AZAs) in the Maritime Spatial Plans, according to the principles of the FAO Ecosystem Approach to Aquaculture (EAA). The AZAs are considered an essential tool for the sustainable development of aquaculture, in a perspective of blue growth and green transition towards climate-ne.....
Resource URLhttps://www.isprambiente.gov.it/it/pubblicazioni/documenti-tecnici/assegnazione-di-zone-marine-perlacquacoltura- aza-guida-tecnica
Other TitleAllocated Zones for Aquaculture (AZA). Technical Guide.
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14.4
Maturity LevelTRL 9 Actual system "mission proven" through successful mission operations (ground or space)
Best Practice TypeBest Practice
Manual (incl. handbook, guide, cookbook etc)
Spatial CoverageItalian waters
CitationMarino, G., Petochi, T. and Cardia, F. (2020) Assegnazione di Zone Marine per l'Acquacoltura (AZA). Guida Tecnica. Roma Italy, ISPRA, 214pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-1066