MEET network is proud to share, as fourth entry of the “Drops of Knowledge” series, the newly published MEET Manual – A guide to discover the MEET approach”.

The purpose of this Manual is to provide local people, businesses, NGOs and especially protected area managing bodies with a clear pathway to plan and enhance ecotourism in their territory.

By the end of this Manual you will have learned what it takes to establish a local cluster of complementary partnerships and create a successful Mediterranean ecotourism product and at the same time it will contribute to conserving your protected area in a way that meets the MEET criteria which will open the way for you to become a partner of the MEET Network.

MEET manual

Enjoy your read and don’t forget to share it with your networks!!


This Manual is the result of a process of collaboration that began in 2011 and finalized in 2015 within the framework of the Mediterranean Experience of Ecotourism — MEET Project, financed by the European Neighborhood Policy Instrument (ENPI-CBC Med) of the European Union.

It had been produced by the Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, IUCN-Med, with the support of the MAVA foundation.

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The “Drops of Knowledge” ecotourism series aims at putting in value the work done and the lessons learned, sharing materials, presentations, documents and interesting facts…fruit of Mediterranean Experience of EcoTourism journey and beyond.