Environment, Development and Sustainability

, Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 23–38 | Cite as

Strategies for coastal ecosystem management in India



Present paper highlights various coastal issues and management strategies in India for effective environmental management for the sustainable development. The priorities for coastal management were selected based on the available date and material related to various international and national conferences. On the basis of secondary data, various strategies are suggested for the prioritized issues. These strategies include institutional strengthening, capacity building, policy plan, management plans for areas highly degraded, education and awareness; all these issues are discussed under the ecosystem-based management framework which gives better direction and is crucial for India’s costal management.


Coastal ecosystems Coastal zone management strategies Environmental planning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Society of Integrated Coastal Management (SICOM)New DelhiIndia

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