The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is an activity within the framework of the UNESCO Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

Best Projects 2019 features all the nominated entries submitted ‘Submit your Project’ category. All the entries consist of innovative projects run by existing enterprises in the form of businesses, NGOs or informal programs.

Know Your Fish

Your title/position Founder and director
Type of Enterprise non-profit organization
Year the ngo or company was founded 2018
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Objectives:1. increasing awareness of people on what fish we have at sea, and how our consumption patterns impact fisheries and fishermen's livelihoods. 2. creating markets for abundant fish.3. supporting restaurants in adding sustainable fish to their menus and removing unsustainable options. 4. supporting fishermen in targeting sustainable fish and training them on handling venomous fish like the invasive lionfish. Activities:1. calendar with monthly recommendations for fish to eat and fish to leave at sea2. guidebook for commercial fish in Lebanon.3. recipe book.4. phone app with all info a consumer needs to make sustainable choices.5. trainings for fishermen on targeting and handling lionfish.6. tutorial videos and infographics on different fish species.7. Know Your Fish dinners where experts will explain during dinner all about certain fish as they are being served.

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Impact of your enterprise on sustainable development

Measures to evaluate success:1. lionfish populations start declining as per our monitoring program 2. number of restaurants serving lionfish and other sustainable fish that we recommend 3. number of fishermen avoiding catching fish in their breeding seasons 4. number of fishermen catching our recommended fish list5. people's knowledge of fish in Lebanon increases as per pre- and post- surveys carried out in coastal cities along the Lebanese coastline6. native fisheries that are under fishing pressure reported to be proliferating

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Sustainability and future plans

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Your profile as an entrepreneur

Teaching introductory and upper level courses in marine sciences. Emphasizing the role of the ocean in regulating the Earth's climate, and the importance of including it in climate negotiations. Training trainers in different disciplines of marine ecology, pollution, biodiversity and conservation. Collaborating with fishermen in different fishing ports on the Lebanese coastline to implement habitat restoration measures. As part of the Climate Action Network International, pushing for just climate policy in Lebanon and the region. As part of the Waste Management Coalition, Diaries of the Ocean studies and assesses the effects of coastal landfills on the marine environment, and possible mitigation measures. Developing a strategy for the sustainable solid waste management of the town of Barbara. Training young volunteers on monitoring and evaluating the implementation of the strategy. Training residents of Barbara in sorting and managing their domestic waste. Developed and gave marine ecology awareness and conservation classes for the community. Monitored biodiversity in marine ecosystems in Lebanon (mammals, cetaceans, fish, reptiles, crustaceans, algae). Collected and analyzed biological data about relationships between organisms and their environment. Interpreted research findings and summarized data into reports. Developed strategy for monitoring and managing marine protected areas in Lebanon. Member of the integrated coastal zone management forum. Developed ecotourism in the Marine Protected Area Palm Islands Nature Reserve in Tripoli, by assessing the carrying capacity of the MPA, developing brochures on the biodiversity in the MPA, and giving trainings to tour guides and managers of the MPA. Mapped the coastline of Lebanon using satellite images and assessed the level of erosion. Researched and helped write the Integrated Coastal Zone Management Program for Lebanon.

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June 15, 2019 11:16

TODAY IS ANOTHER DAY to support on this amazing opinion lets make a change that will benefit the entire world . all the best

kindly let continue with the support

Regards
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/my-ideas/13566/?

June 15, 2019 11:16

TODAY IS ANOTHER DAY to support on this amazing opinion lets make a change that will benefit the entire world . all the best

kindly let continue with the support

Regards
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/my-ideas/13566/?

June 14, 2019 17:54

Hi Friend,
I am here to give my support to your great idea. Let's keep helping each other.
Help my project also with a comment and vote: https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/members/vinibastos/ideas/my-ideas/13884/
Thank you, together we are stronger!

June 14, 2019 12:06

Hi dear,
its another beautiful day of voting, I believe sustained efforts and your creativity will pay off, on and off this platform. keep doing what you do and all the best
EkJ-edUnify
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/14316/

June 13, 2019 23:37

I am here again to support on this amazing opinion lets make a change that will benefit the entire world . all the best

kindly let continue with the support

Regards
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/my-ideas/13566/?

June 13, 2019 23:37

I am here again to support on this amazing opinion lets make a change that will benefit the entire world . all the best

kindly let continue with the support

Regards
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/my-ideas/13566/?

June 13, 2019 21:05

Hello

Well done and i wish you all the best in this competition and implementation of your project. Let continue supporting each other through votes and comments. You can read my idea too "Waste papers recycling to useful products' and support it with a vote and comment https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/members/tumainisimon/ideas/my-ideas/14251/

June 5, 2019 23:40

Hello

Great project, well done and i wish you all the best.You can read my idea too "Waste papers recycling to useful products' and support it with a comment and vote https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/members/tumainisimon/ideas/my-ideas/14251/

June 3, 2019 22:35

It's a beautiful day to vote, since it's a a new week, plus i will vote for your idea, kindly vote mine on your next activation. if you vote mine, kidly drrop a comment and ill make sure to vote you too. Thank you.
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June 3, 2019 03:12

I am Impressed!!! truly amazing the way how you plan to solve social and economic problems through critical thinking, keep up.

If you may, please take a look at my ideia which is in the BEST IDEAS category.

https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/15064/

Let us make a difference in the world!

May 29, 2019 07:47

Greetings,

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Your project idea is amazing :)

We're so excited to have been nominated under the youth best ideas competition category. Kindly show your support by reading commenting and voting for us at https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/15089/

Thank you,
Natasha Sichula
HERZ CEO

May 24, 2019 17:40

Great idea! So innovative and simple! I believe your project will do amazing things!
I am a voter!
I love your project and its impact on society! vote and comment on my idea about fish farming! https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/13891

May 24, 2019 17:39

Great idea! So innovative and simple! I believe your project will do amazing things!
I am a voter!
I love your project and its impact on society! vote and comment on my idea about fish farming! https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/13891