RES COAST – Herramientas de Planificación de Infraestructuras y Gestión de Riesgos para el desarrollo de Economías Costeras Resilientes al cambio climático en África Occidental. (MAC2/3.5b/314).

The adverse effects of Climate Change because of the increase in ocean temperature and the greater frequency and intensity of extreme weather events, mean that coastal communities in general, and fishing communities, among the first to see their livelihoods threatened.

The RES-COAST project – Infrastructure Planning and Risk Management Tools for the Development of Coastal Economies Resilient to Climate Change in West Africa, was born to anticipate and respond to the effects of Climate Change suffered by the coastal and fishing communities of the Canary Islands, Mauritania, and Senegal.

To do this, this initiative seeks a common management model that minimizes the vulnerability of these population centers affected by Climate Change through the development of a territorial prediction and planning tool, as well as the installation and management of energy supply systems. and water, easily scalable to be replicated in other coastal population settlements in West Africa and the Canary Islands, as well as in other places in the world with similar conditions.

The RESCOAST project has a budget of €1.8 million to be executed between January 2020 and December 2022 and is 85% co-financed with FEDER funds within the framework of the MAC 2014-2020 Program (code MAC2/3.5b/314), within axis 3, focused on promoting adaptation to Climate Change and risk prevention and management.