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Monitoring Site Reports

A Socio-economic Baseline Assessment of the Mnazi Bay-Ruvuma Estuary, Marine Park

Western Indian OceanBy D. Malleret  |  2004

A socio-economic assessment of the Mnazi Bay – Ruvuma Estuary Marine Park (MBREMP) was carried out from March to July 2004 with the objective of increasing understanding on communities (approximately 28 000 people) who live within the Park.

Available in English.

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Monitoring Site Reports

A Socioeconomic Baseline Assessment: Implementing the socioeconomic monitoring guidelines in southwest Madagascar

Western Indian OceanBy Minna M. Epps  |  2008

In recent years, there has been a global call to incorporate social science into coastal management. This has been supported by institutional and policy commitments to develop socioeconomic monitoring as a priority activity within marine conservation initiatives.

Available in English.

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Monitoring Site Reports

An evaluation of socio-economic conditions and environmental interactions on a section of the east coast of Grenada

CaribbeanBy Crafton J. Isaac  |  2010

Socio-economic monitoring (SocMon) in Grenada commenced in late May 2008 with a training workshop in the east coast town of Grenville, the site selected for the project. SocMon Grenada was part of a regional project Socio-economic monitoring by Caribbean Fishery Authorities (Fisheries SocMon) funded by a US Coral Reef Conservation grant for and jointly implemented by the Center for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES) of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, and the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM).

Available in English.

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Monitoring Site Reports

Assessing the feasibility of alternative livelihood options for communities of the Molinière/Beauséjour Marine Protected Area

CaribbeanBy M. Pena, Marine Mitchell, Stephen Antoine, Finbar Gibbs, Coddinton Jeffrey, Katherine Blackman, Roland Baldeo  |  2013

Socio-economic monitoring for coastal management in the Caribbean (SocMon Caribbean) is a globally networked, regionally adapted, practical methodology of socio-economic monitoring for coastal management (Bunce et al. 2000, Bunce and Pomeroy 2003). Consultation with representatives of the MPA community associated with the Caribbean Challenge Initiative1 indicated the need for capacity building in socio-economic monitoring for the development of an effective regional system of MPAs.

Available in English.

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Monitoring Site Reports

Assessment of socioeconomic conditions at Placencia, Hopkins and Monkey River in Belize

Central AmericaBy Arlenie A. Perez  |  2003

The purpose of this socioeconomic assessment is to provide baseline data on the social and economic conditions of three of the five coastal fishing communities supporting Friends of Nature (FON) in the co-management of two marine reserves in southern Belize.

Available in English.