Activity report 2022

The year 2022 was a decisive turning point for Plan Bleu, with the launch of new projects but also the finalization of several years of work. First of all, it marks the end of the Interreg MED projects, after 6 years of collaboration with more than 300 actors from the Blue Growth Community and the Mediterranean Biodiversity Protection Community. This year also allowed the finalization of Module 1 of the MED 2050 project, a real basis for the analysis of the Mediterranean system. We are proud to have been able to bring together this year 23 experts permanently associated with the Foresight Group and 93 experts in support of the latter, as well as 28 members of the Orientation Committee. Faced with the intensification of the impacts of climate change in the Mediterranean, whether floods, mega-fires, and the scorching heat of summer 2022, Plan Bleu continues to work with its partners within the framework of projects such as Climagine or CASAdapt, aimed at strengthening collaboration between the various actors around the Mediterranean and developing local and consensual responses to adapt to climate change. Finally, we continue to promote the legal (easements, real environmental obligations), economic (subsidy policies) and socio-economic analysis tools available to governments for economic development in harmony with nature. We are proud to present to you all the work carried out during this rich year.

François Guerquin, Plan Bleu Director

Other recent publications


“Zoom On”: Fishing Subsidies and Their Impacts on Marine Ecosystem Health

Plan Bleu is launching a special “Zoom On” collection dedicated to environmentally harmful subsidies. Eight Policy Papers are currently supported by Plan Bleu and will

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Zoom On : Female labor force participation and energy subsidies in the Mediterranean

Plan Bleu is launching a special “Zoom On” collection dedicated to environmentally harmful subsidies. Eight “Policy Papers” are currently supported by Plan Bleu for publication

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Opportunities and risks of desalination activities in the Mediterranean in the face of climate change and growing water needs

The Mediterranean Basin is a hotspot for climate change. The effects of this on the availability of water resources, which are already highly unequal depending

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