Sustainable Coastal Communities and Ecosystems (SUCCESS): A Component of the Global Integrated Management of Coastal and Freshwater Systems (IMCAFS) Program
On September 30, 2004, the University of Rhode Island (URI) was awarded a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Leader with Associates (LWA) Cooperative Agreement in Coastal Management, Fisheries and Aquaculture for a five-year program with core annual funding of $750,000. This is the Sustainable Coastal Communities and Ecosystems (SUCCESS) Program.
The Program’s overarching goal is to help the people of a place improve both their quality of life (health, income, education) and their physical environment through good governance. The Program has four major components:
- Achieving Tangible On-the-Ground Results
- Increasing Capacity through Training Linked to On-the-Ground Activities
- Establishing Regional Learning Networks Supported by Effective Knowledge Management
- Applying Science to Management and Good Governance