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Term Zoning

The subdivision of a space or territory into homogenous sectors using specific criteria. Various management objectives, types of use and norms are assigned to each sector.  The aim of zoning is to provide the means and conditions necessary in order for all of a unit’s goals to be reached in a sustainable fashion, in harmony with ecosystems and the environment.  This is a fundamental activity in the management of protected areas.

Topic  Environmental managementProtected areasUse / land coverLegal and Institutional